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Sustainability - Wellness Initiative

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At PITT OHIO, our most significant resource is our people, so we've extended our mission to be People Driven beyond the workplace. In 2007, PITT OHIO initiated a company-wide wellness program in an effort to encourage our employees to Eat Right, Be Fit and Live Well.

The goal of the program is to improve our employees' health and safety. In order to allow each employee the opportunity to perform to his or her greatest potential, we take care of our people. And in turn – our employees take exceptional care of our customers.

August 2022 – Financial Wellness

We rarely consider our finances when we think about living healthy and well. Poor financial management can lead to stress manifesting itself in frustration, fear and panic, depression, anger and anxiety.

Getting a grip on finances is important to overall health and wellness. Countless studies have shown a link between stress and finances. By employing active and sensible financial management strategies, you can realize a greater sense of empowerment, enthusiasm and satisfaction with life. You can also avoid some of the physical and emotional tolls taken by chronic stress.

When it comes to financial wellness, there are few quick fixes. Taking the long view will pay dividends down the road and help you minimize the stress that often results when your financial house in not in order. Ultimately this enhances your overall health and well-being and improves life satisfaction.

Sustainability - Eat Right

Eat Right – Affordable Healthy Eating

Healthy food need not be expensive but food marketers spend a lot of money to get consumers to believe that cost is associate with health. While there’s no doubt that the cost of groceries and dining out has gone up with a reduced workforce, inflation, and increased cost of gas, there are still several ways to save money at the table. Organic produce may have lower levels of pesticide residuals compared to conventionally grown produce, though you’d need a very high amount of standard fruits and vegetables to reach the maximum amounts of pesticides to cause hard. Since 9 out of 10 people don’t meet the suggested intake of fruits and vegetables, eating more of ANY fruit or vegetable is more important than choosing organic. This includes fresh, frozen and canned fruits and vegetables.

 Sustainability - Be Fit

Be Fit – Fitness on a Budget

You may think get a good workout requires shelling out money for gym memberships or tons of equipment, but there are alternatives. You don’t need any equipment to get a great workout, provided you work hard. Several exercises require nothing more than your body. Saving money is always a priority when financial times get tough and exercise doesn’t have to cost anything if you know where to look. You can get free information, workouts, and even videos from various sources.

 Sustainability - Live Well

Live Well – Save and Invest

Saving is a key principle. People who make a habit of saving regularly, even saving small amounts, are well on their way to success. It’s important to open a bank or credit union account so it will be simple and easy for you to save regularly. Then, use your savings to plan for life events and to be ready for unplanned or emergency needs. People who keep track of their savings often end up saving more, because they have it on their mind. New phone apps are available to help people pass up purchases they don’t really need – you might want to try one!