Healthy at Work Webinar Series

This series of free educational webinars are hosted by experts on a variety of health-related topics. They are designed to help build employees’ and employers knowledge and skills, and promote health in the workplace and beyond.

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Brenda Mallat is a Canadian Certified Professional Ergonomist (CCPE) with the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers, (OHCOW) Windsor.  She has a Bachelor of Human Kinetics, honours Movement Science, Co-op., from the University of Windsor.  Brenda’s been working as an ergonomist for the past 17 years and has consulted in many work environments ranging from manufacturing, services, offices, education, and health care.  Her expertise includes performing ergonomic assessments and consulting on MSD Prevention programming.

To Sit or Not to Sit…That is the Question

Prolonged sitting has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and even death.  Bot how much do we really sit in a typical day and what are the risks?  This webinar will address such questions and examine the term “prolonged” as it relates to sitting.  Recommendations for avoiding prolonged sitting will be provided as they relate to both the workplace and outside the workplace.  


WEDNESDAY,
June 21, 2017
12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Registration is full.

Please email cdpww@wechu.org to be added on a *waitlist.
*We will send you the webinar recording and presentation within a week from the webinar.


Past webinars

Reduce Your Holiday Stress - November 30, 2016

More joy, less stress this Holiday Season. Learn the ABC's of stress management, along with boundary setting, coping strategies and ways to simplify when life gets overwhelming.

Video recording available here:
https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p4727s197a1/


Suicide Prevention & Awareness - September 14, 2016 

Learn how to recognize the signs & symptoms of suicide, what to do if you think a loved one is contemplating suicide and the services available in Windsor & Essex County to turn to for assistance. 

Video recording available here:
https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p14tif32gqg/


Healthy Kids Community Challenge: Take Charge of You: Your Family's Health ​ – July 27th, 2016

Learn about the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, the importance of unstructured, outdoor play, and the importance of drinking water for hydration and nutrition for you and your family.

Video recording available here:

https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p59p2pv9nup/​

You can also download a copy of the Q & As that were discussed during the live session here


Getting Started on Your Personal Exercise Journey ​ – June 27th, 2016

This webinar was hosted by Mike Bates, owner of Refine Fitness Studios. The presentation focused on the challenges & road blocks many people face when trying to start a new fitness program, as well as goal setting, accountability, nutrition and motivation to get fit and be healthy. 

Video recording available here:

https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p4gmnt0s1gc/

You can also download a copy of the Q & As that were discussed during the live session here


Cycling For Fun Health & Profit – May 25th, 2016

This webinar was hosted by John Scott, Windsor-Essex County Health Unit Board Member, Share the Road Cycling Coalition Board Member, and Working Toward Wellness Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Member. The presentation focused on the many benefits of cycling, the importance of active transportation in our communities, and the improvements that are happening in Windsor-Essex with cycling infrastructure.

Video recording available here:

https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p5z7tpadvyl/

You can also download a copy of the Q & As that were discussed during the live session here


Cancer Prevention and Screening – April 20th, 2016

This webinar was  hosted by Dr. John Day, Primary Care Lead, from the Erie St. Clair Regional Cancer Program.  The presentation focused on the most up-to-date information on Ontario cancer screening guidelines and our organized screening programs. It also included information  about the new and interactive online tool (My CancerIQ) used to assess your cancer risk.

Video recording available here:

https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p22hpmfsvig/


Eating Well for a Healthy Gut – February 4th, 2016 

This webinar was  hosted by a Dietetic Intern at the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit. She  discussed the importance of gut health and how to maintain gut health through nutrition, along with information on probiotics and prebiotics.

Video recording available here:

https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p60zkcynw64/

You can also download a copy of the Q & As that were discussed during the live session here


Curb Your Stress, Eat Well – October 15th, 2015

This webinar was hosted by a Registered Dietitian from the Windsor-Essex County Healthy Unit. She discussed the relationship between nutrition and stress, and ways we can manage the effects it can have on our appetite.

Video recording available here:

https://wechu.adobeconnect.com/p2dh7827wzc/

You can also download a copy of the Q & As that were discussed during the live session here

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