Woburn, MA – Tocci Building Companies recently announced they are a WorkWell Massachusetts Bronze Level winner for exemplary worksite health promotion. The award recognizes Tocci Building Companies’ achievements developing, implementing, and participating in corporate health improvement and wellness programs.
Tocci’s commitment to health and wellness is exemplified through a variety of company initiatives, such as an on-site fitness center, group yoga sessions, jobsite safety lunch and learns, and strength and fitness challenges. Tocci also offers a Lean Box in its employee café, which provides healthy snack and lunch options. Employees cultivate a company garden through the summer months, and help host summer barbeques with lawn games providing friendly competition. The team also organizes an annual FitBit challenge and collectively took 36,000,000 steps in 2016.
“We are proud to recognize these innovative Massachusetts employers for their outstanding wellness programs”, states Kristie Howard, WWCMA Board of Directors Co-Chair. “The WorkWell Massachusetts Award is an important program put forth to honor the work being done by employers in our state to improve the health and vitality of our communities.”
“Tocci’s most valuable asset is its team. We strive to cultivate a healthy workplace that reflects our company values and promotes wellness,” said Lila Tocci, Director of Company Life and Charitable Living at Tocci. “Whether it’s quarterly yoga classes, annual FitBit challenges, vegetable gardens, or company outings to local hot spots, we are committed to making Tocci one of the top places to work in greater Boston. We are honored to be recognized with the WorkWell Massachusetts Bronze Level award because it’s an objective measure, showing us how our efforts stack up against other companies.”
WorkWell Massachusetts is a corporate award program created by the Worksite Wellness Council of Massachusetts (WWCMA) – a not-for-profit member organization dedicated to the advancement of worksite wellness programs. The award program’s criteria are based on the HERO Employee Health Management Best Practices Scorecard, in collaboration with Mercer, a tool designed to help organizations learn about best practices, discover opportunities to improve their programs, and measure progress over time. Applicants are required to provide details on their strategic planning and organizational support, program design and implementation, participant engagement, and measurements and evaluation, and applications were reviewed and designated by a WWCMA appointed committee of industry professionals. Information on WWCMA and the award program can be found at wwcma.org.