Why it’s crucial professionals making workplace health decisions are well trained

September 11, 2014

The Executive Director of the Vitality Institute, Derek Yach, recently penned a piece for the Huffington Post about the lack of training provided to professionals working on and making decisions about workplace health. Read his op-ed Are Those Responsible for Employee Health Appropriately Trained to Make the Right Decisions?

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