View experts from academia and industry leaders from small Midwestern businesses as they share their expertise, tips and experiences on issues relevant to Total Worker Health. Stay tuned for new videos.
Nutrition in the Workplace: A comprehensive workplace health program includes strategies and interventions that encourage employees to make healthy nutrition choices. Studies have shown that good eating habits can help lower the risk of many chronic diseases including heart disease and diabetes. In our latest video, nutrition experts and employers discuss good food choices and programs, policies, and practices to promote healthy eating among employees. Related information.
Transportation Safety: Driving plays a role in our everyday lives. From communing to and from work, driving for your job, or driving as part of your home life, transportation safety is often overlooked. In our latest video, safety experts and employers from the Midwest discuss potential transportation hazards and programs, policies, and practices to promote transportation safety across all venues. Related information.
Safety: For workers, safety is an expectation and an integral piece of Total Worker Health®. In our latest video, employees share how a culture of safety is important in their job, their work environment, and at home. Safety experts from Midwest businesses and from the University of Iowa discuss risks and solutions to increase safety on the job. Additional information. To comment on the video, please click here.
Ergonomics: Did you know that almost 1 in 3 non-fatal work injuries reported are related to soft tissue musculoskeletal disorders? Dr. Nathan Fethke, HWCE Deputy Director and Certified Ergonomist, provides a brief overview of ergonomics with strategies that could provide a better working experience for employees and potentially lower their risks for chronic musculoskeletal health outcomes. Related information. To comment on the video, please click here.
Introduction to Stress: Dr. John Howard, Director of the CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, shares his perspective on stress and it’s role in the workplace for the development of illness. Related information. To comment on the video, please click here.
Stress (Part II): In this follow-up video, industry leaders frame stress as a workplace hazard and offer ways employers can minimize stressors in the workplace to maximize employee health, safety and well-being. Related information. To comment on the video, please click here.
Total Worker Health Tips from Small Employers: Industry leaders from small businesses in Iowa and Nebraska share their tips and experiences with Total Worker Health. To comment on the video, please click here.