Legal & General America was one of 20 workplaces honored at the annual Healthy Workplace Recognition Awards Ceremony, which recognizes Frederick County workplaces that are committed to improving employee health and well-being. All applicants for the Healthy Workplace Recognition Program completed the CDC Worksite Health Scorecard, which helps employers assess whether they have implemented evidence-based health strategies in their workplace to prevent heart disease, stroke and related conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, and obesity.
Legal & General America received a Gold score for its implementation of several wellness programs, including promotions for Community Sponsored Agriculture, Health Food, Drink More Water, Agility Testing, Gentle Yoga, Relay for Life, and CPR / First Aid Training Certification. Legal & General America also received high marks for providing wellness information on its employee intranet, for having a LEED certified building, a gym and a smoke-free environment.
The Healthy Workplace Recognition Program is a partnership between Frederick Regional Health System, the Frederick County Health Department, and the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce.