WELLNESS

The Jamaica Racing Commission (JRC) believes that the Company needs a safe and healthy work environment for each employee. With this in mind JRC, JRC has embarked on its Employees’ Wellness Programme. The programme started in July 2017 and since then, it has been receiving good support. To achieve wellness, JRC recognized that lifestyle and behaviour change are required. The company is also aware that for the programme to be successful, it will take time, commitment and support from the relevant stakeholders, and is working to achieve that. The aim of the company is to create an environment which promotes a good balance in terms of physical, intellectual, emotional, social, and occupational wellness. Another initiative of the wellness programme, is to help employees to reduce stress, improve morals, increase productivity, and improve team building resulting in long term value for the organization.

EMPLOYEE WELLNESS ACTIVITIES
  • Exercise Classes
  • Participation in Running Events ->

Useful Information

Chronic Diseases

Hypertension
  • The medical term for high blood pressure.
  • Commonly called “pressure” in Jamaica
  • A risk factor for heart and kidney diseases as well as strokes.
Preventing /Managing the Disease
  • Exercise regularly
  • Manage Stress - Yoga, meditation
  • Be more physically active

Fact: Data presented in 2017 showed that close to 33,000 children ages 10-19 years in Jamaica, were diagnosed with elevated blood pressure due to obesity

COVID19
  • Connection between Covid19 and NCDs. Click here
Name 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th Unpl
1. MR. DANE DAWKINS 80 44 46 46 26 33 78
2. MR. ANTHONY THOMAS 73 61 41 46 45 30 71
3. MR. TEVIN FOSTER 44 45 49 34 36 42 83
4. MR. REYAN LEWIS 31 35 23 17 23 14 33
5. MR. DICK CARDENAS NIETO 31 26 23 14 22 14 58
6. MR. ROBERT HALLEDEEN 24 30 31 21 18 7 27
7. MR. SHANE ELLIS 29 21 20 13 4 9 30
8. MR. OMAR WALKER 24 25 23 21 23 15 43
9. MR. ROGER HEWITT 23 30 30 36 41 44 127
10. MR. CHRISTOPHER MAMDEEN 24 25 17 24 27 13 76
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