Choptank Transport Joins Healthiest Maryland Businesses

Posted by Harriet Mills on Aug 21, 2012 7:53:54 PM

PRESTON, MD – Choptank Transport is proud to announce its new membership with “Healthiest Maryland Businesses.” This initiative is a statewide social marketing campaign to create a culture of wellness at the workplace and is headed by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. 

“As an employer aiming to achieve and maintain a healthy workforce,” comments Pam Hutchinson, Human Resources Director at Choptank Transport, “this initiative is a perfect fit for what we are trying to accomplish at Choptank Transport. We currently offer a smoke-free workplace, free blood-pressure screenings, employee massage days, biggest loser contests and a health and fitness center on the premises.” 

The Wellness Councils of America outlines seven elements of a comprehensive worksite health promotion. The elements are: Health education, supportive social and physical environments, integration of the worksite program into an organization’s structure,  linkage to related programs like Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs) and programs to help employees balance work and family, worksite screening programs ideally linked to medical care to ensure follow-up and appropriate treatment as necessary, follow-up interventions that support individual behavioral change, and lastly, evaluation and improvement processes to help enhance the program’s effectiveness and efficiency.

Choptank Transport is a leading third-party logistics provider specializing in truckload and less-than-truckload transportation of general freight, as well as specializing in transporting perishable and on-time sensitive commodities headquartered in Preston, Maryland.

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