Andis Company has received a WELCOA national Well Workplace designation from the Wellness Council of America. This designation is awarded to organizations that demonstrate their commitment to protecting and enhancing the health and well-being of their employees. There are seven benchmarks that are used to judge the organization’s efforts by allocating points to each area. Andis scored nearly 177 out of a possible 180 points.
“We are proud to have received this designation,” says Matt K. Andis, president of Andis Company. “The process of completing the application was extremely useful in uncovering ways of reducing health risks for all of our employees. We will continue to strive for new and better ways to promote the well-being of our employees.”
The seven benchmarks that are used to evaluate applicants are: capturing CEO support; creating cohesive wellness teams; collecting data to drive health efforts; crafting an operating plan; choosing appropriate interventions; creating a supportive environment; and consistently evaluating outcomes. Since 1991, nearly 700 organizations have been recognized as some of America’s healthiest companies.
About The Wellness Councils of America
The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) was established as a national not-for-profit organization in the mid 1980's and has helped influence workplace wellness in the U.S. With a membership in excess of 3,200 organizations, WELCOA is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all working Americans and is headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska. For more information, visit their website at www.welcoa.org.
About Andis Company
Andis Company, a family held business founded in 1922, is a leading manufacturer of handheld tools to trim, cut, curl, straighten and dry hair. The company’s products are purchased worldwide by stylists and barbers, consumers, hotels, motels, resorts, small animal groomers and large animal groomers and shearers. To find a local distributor, call the company at 800-558-9441 or visit their website at www.andis.com.