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Breckenridge receives Healthy Company Honors

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Interactive Health, a leading provider of health-management solutions across the U.S., recently honored Breckenridge for its wellness and safety programs, according to a news release.

With the designation at the state and national levels, Breckenridge joins a select group of five Colorado companies among 156 companies nationwide that have been tagged the "Healthiest Companies in America."

Statewide, Breckenridge was named a Health Links Certified Healthy Business Partner for its workplace health and safety culture.

"It is exciting to be recognized within Colorado and nationally for these efforts," Breckenridge Human Resources Director Dana Laverdiere said in the release. "Our focus on workplace health, safety and wellness is an important component of creating a positive culture that promotes employee engagement and retention. We provide a variety of wellness opportunities, making it easy to adopt healthy lifestyles, even at work."

Specifically, the town's programs include dedicated staff to wellness and safety committees, development of an accident-prevention plan, implementation of a return-to-work modified duty policy, ergonomic assessments for both field and office environments, an employee-assistance program and training for all employees on a variety of issues relating to wellness and safety.

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