First American Recognized As Fit-Friendly Company
|September 6, 2011|
First American Financial Corp. announced that it has been recognized as a “Start! Fit-Friendly Company” by the American Heart Association.
The association reports that many American adults work in sedentary jobs where a lack of regular physical activity raises their risk for medical problems, such as obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes. The “Start! Fit-Friendly” program formally recognizes employers that champion the health of their employees and create a workplace culture of wellness and physical activity.
“Programs that benefit our employees’ health produce positive results for the employee and the company overall,” said Dennis Gilmore, chief executive officer for First American Financial Corporation. “Our people have embraced our wellness initiatives and have already shared many success stories. We’re proud to be recognized by the American Heart Association for the steps we’ve taken to improve the health of our employees.”
First American formalized its commitment to wellness last fall with the launch of a total health support program known as Healthy Steps. The program, which is designed to help employees and their families achieve better health, includes: