WARRENDALE, Pa., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SAE International was named one of the Healthiest Employers of Western Pennsylvania, 100-499 employees category, by the Pittsburgh Business Times.
"We are extremely proud and honored to be named one of the Healthiest Employers of Western Pennsylvania," David L. Schutt, Ph.D., CEO of SAE International, said. "Health and wellness are more than buzzwords at SAE International; we continually work, through our programs and initiatives, to make both be part of our employees' daily routines and lives. Healthy living helps to make a better employee and a better person."
SAE International was selected as one of Western Pennsylvania's healthiest employers because of the range and scope of its wellness programs. SAE International uses a "Wise and Well Committee" which incorporates employees from various areas of the company to coordinate activities. This includes the use of a health and wellness observance calendar to highlight many areas for healthy educational lunch-and-learn subjects. SAE International's annual "Benefits Fair" brings vendors together for employees to be involved in health screening and information sharing. In addition, SAE International has an on-site wellness coach and massage therapists, and an exercise facility available to our employees and their families; and the company maintains a walking trail and supports organized sports for employees.
Through these efforts, SAE International reports that, in the past year, 64 people who have lowered their blood pressure, 11 people who have increased the amount they exercise and 39 people who have lost a combined total of more than 250 pounds in the past year.
SAE International is a global association of more than 133,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.
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Contact: Shawn Andreassi of SAE International, 1-724-772-8522 or email@example.com
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