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 65 32 40 37 21 27 59
2. MR. ANTHONY THOMAS 60 51 32 38 37 26 55
3. MR. TEVIN FOSTER 37 35 39 29 32 33 72
4. MR. ROBERT HALLEDEEN 24 30 31 21 18 7 27
5. MR. DICK CARDENAS NIETO 27 24 18 12 14 11 45
6. MR. REYAN LEWIS 20 23 13 13 17 11 22
7. MR. DANE NELSON 27 20 12 13 10 8 14
8. MR. SHANE ELLIS 20 17 17 11 4 9 21
9. MR. OMAR WALKER 19 19 19 18 17 13 35
10. MR. ROGER HEWITT 16 25 28 27 32 37 100
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