Healthy and Well

WellNS helps employees stay on a healthy track

Norfolk Southern’s slogan for the company’s health and wellness program is, “You have the Power.” Introduced in 2008, WellNS encourages employees to get regular medical screenings, become active, quit tobacco use, and make nutritious food choices.

2013 WellNS highlights include:

WellNS Recognition: Heart-Healthy Employer

The American Heart Association recognized Norfolk Southern as a Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite for encouraging physical activity and health in the workplace.

One of Atlanta’s Healthiest Employers

Norfolk Southern ranked No. 3 among large Atlanta companies in the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2014 Healthiest Employers awards. The journal cited the company’s WellNS health program and partnership with Virgin Pulse to encourage employees to get active and lead healthy lifestyles. About 2,800 of Norfolk Southern’s 30,000 employees work in Atlanta.

Employees in the Atlanta office who participate in the Virgin Pulse HealthMiles program can track their weight, blood pressure, and body mass index at WellNS kiosks. In addition, WellNS offers a gym and track at the company’s Atlanta training center, fitness classes, and healthy eating workshops.