The Effects of Poor Health in the Workplace – Sept. Meeting of Human Resources Group

Posted on August 22, 2011 By

Poor health has a negative impact on businesses, resulting in lower productivity, higher absentee rates, increased workers’ compensation claims, and higher medical insurance claims and premiums.

Beth Sarfaty, MBA, vice president of clinical operations for Kessler Rehabilitation Center, will explain how to treat these issues and improve the well-being of employees during her presentation, The Effects of
Poor Health in the Workplace
at the Thursday, September 8, 2011, meeting of Jersey Shore Association for Human Resources (JSAHR), 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., Jumping Brook Country Club, 210 Jumping Brook Road, Neptune, N.J.

The registration fee and a full buffet breakfast is $25.00 for JSAHR members; $35.00 for nonmembers; and an additional $5.00 for walk-ins. To register, call Kathi Evans, JSAHR administrator, at 732-244-8892 or e-mail  JSAHR is a Superior Merit Award Chapter of SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management).

About Beth Sarfaty: Beth Sarfaty has a B.S. in Physical Therapy from Northeastern University and an MBA from Regis University.  In addition to her operational responsibilities at Kessler, she provides ergonomic assessments at many major corporations. Sarfaty is a seminar speaker to insurance companies, case managers, physicians, therapists and employers, and a guest lecturer at many large businesses throughout N.J. on health and wellness topics.  She is involved in various positions with Autism Speaks.  Sarfaty has also obtained  the designation of a Certified Ergonomic Assessment Specialist from the Black School in Atlanta, Georgia.