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What obesity is costing employers (INFOGRAPHIC)

Just how serious is the obesity epidemic to companies?

Earlier this year, obesity was found to cost firms more than any other medical condition or behavior, including smoking.

But what are the specific costs of workers who are obese? You may be surprised to find that obese workers hurt companies more than just at the bottom line of their healthcare costs.

Here’s an infographic laying out some disturbing statistics on worker obesity and ways employers can encourage staff to get healthier, courtesy of Compliance & Safety:

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