Diabetes biggest potential threat to staff health

Diabetes is the biggest potential threat to employee health, according to 53% of respondents to the Employee Benefits/Lorica 100 Club research 2014, published in June.   

The next three biggest threats are heart conditions (cited by 48%), obesity (47%) and cancer (46%). 

However, musculoskeletal complaints remain the biggest current threat to employee health, according to 44% of employer respondents. 

The research is based on responses from 60 members of Employee Benefits’ 100 Club.

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