AIA Australia announced today the launch of Australia’s Healthiest Workplace by AIA Vitality. This science-backed initiative is a comprehensive survey of workplace health trends and aims to provide employers and employees useful strategies to improve health and wellbeing in their company.
The Healthiest Workplace by AIA Vitality* is a regional survey, conducted by RAND Europe and preeminent academic institutions from around Asia Pacific. The survey will focus on a broad range of organisations and their workforces from different industries across Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore.
Damien Mu, CEO AIA Australia and New Zealand, said: “AIA Australia is proud to launch Australia’s Healthiest Workplace by AIA Vitality, as we believe that promoting employee health and wellbeing is of critical importance to organisations across Australia and for Australians themselves who make up workplaces. The survey’s recommendations when implemented will assist in increasing satisfaction, engagement and productivity of workplaces across the country. Importantly, this will serve our ultimate goal of helping Australia to become the healthiest nation in the world and help people live longer, healthier and better lives by bringing about improvement in employee health and wellbeing. AIA Australia will hold its second annual AIA Vitality Summit later this year where we will discuss with industry and key stakeholders what we can do to help improve the health and wellbeing outcomes for Australians.”
The survey will examine data on employee lifestyle, clinical indicators, mental health, stress, and other areas of concern with the objective of assessing the associated impact on health and productivity.
Australia’s Healthiest Workplace is free to enter and open for companies with at least 50 employees to register here until 15 May. After registration, employees will need to complete the survey by 15 June. The results will be analysed with respect to health trends in the workplace to discover Australia’s Healthiest Employer, Healthiest Employees and Healthiest Workplace. The winners will be announced and awarded in October.
More information about AIA Vitality can be found on the AIA Vitality website, and further information about Australia’s Healthiest Workplace by AIA Vitality can be found at healthiestworkplace.aia.com.
*The Healthiest Workplace by AIA Vitality survey builds on the success of Britain’s Healthiest Workplace, launched in 2013, which has surveyed over 100,000 employees and 400 employers. These surveys have found that in the UK an average of more than 23 days are lost to absenteeism per employee every year.
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About AIA Australia
AIA Australia Limited is an independent life insurance specialist with over 40 years of experience building real and sustainable partnerships. AIA Australia offers a range of products that protect and enhance the lives of nearly three million Australians and is widely recognised as a market leader in product innovation and development.
AIA Australia is the country’s largest group life insurer by market share and works closely with major financial institutions and corporate partners to provide life insurance solutions for their customers. In addition, AIA Australia is the fastest growing provider of retail life insurance products sold through financial advisers. AIA Australia also works with a network of affinity partners that distribute life insurance products. By having a partnership philosophy at the core of its business, AIA Australia is focused on building genuine relationships and delivering real value to its business partners.
In March 2014, AIA Australia introduced ‘Vitality’ – the world’s leading scientifically-backed health and wellness program, to the Australian market. AIA Vitality aims to be the catalyst for real change to the positive health outcomes of Australians.