The Halifax Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Support Webinar Series: Ergonomic Wellness at the Home or Office. Together with industry experts, this series will focus on topics on how employees and managers can remain healthy, safe and comfortable at home or office workstations.
The participants will be introduced to Implementing health and wellness strategies; the field of Ergonomics/Human Factors; what Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTD’s) are; and how to identify CTD risk factors.
They will also learn practical tips to use at the workstation to reduce/prevent CTDs and overall stress such as: what neutral seated posture looks like; monitor heights/use of laptops; keyboard and mouse positioning; visual comfort; reference material; recommended reach zones and more!
The Presenter is Pamela Dempster, the owner and Senior Health & Wellness Specialist of Dempster Wellness. She is a Canadian Certified Professional Ergonomist (CCPE), a Fitwel Ambassador and a Certified Master Wellness Ambassador (CMWA). She is practicing and specializing in the fields of Ergonomics/Human Factors and Employee Health and Wellness, she provides comprehensive corporate consulting services including Assessment, Education/Training and Program Development to both private and public sector organizations. She also holds Baccalaureate degrees in Occupational Therapy (Dalhousie University) and Psychology (Saint Mary’s University) for over 25 years.
The goal of Dempster Wellness is to ensure healthy and well work spaces for employees, to prevent workplace injuries and related costs, and to provide ongoing support for your organization’s corporate health & wellness education and training needs.
This webinar is very timely as employees slowly shifting from work from home to face-to-face.
More to this story and how to register at https://business.halifaxchamber.com/events/details/business-support-series-ergonomic-wellness-at-the-home-or-office-3451?calendarMonth=2021-10-01
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