Office Inactivity — Metabolic Syndrome and Low Back Pain

Learn the true cost of cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs), musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) and other ergonomics-related injuries and illnesses.

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Webinar Description:

Did you know that commonly recommended sitting postures actually increase back strain? Find out how, as well as the effects of prolonged sitting on blood glucose and cholesterol that can lead to metabolic syndrome. Then, you’ll learn strategies for recommending postures that are proven to reduce pain, improve health and increase productivity.

Webinar topics include:

  • The benefits of sit/stand desks, ergo balls and other ergonomic devices
  • Tips on how to reduce neck, arm and back strain
  • Building a solid business case for ergonomics at your organization

About the Presenter: Phil Molé

Before joining VelocityEHS, Phil served as Global EHS Coordinator for John Crane Inc., as a Senior Environmental Consultant for Gaia Tech, and Project Manager for Mostardi Platt Environmental. He has a B.S. in Chemistry and a Masters of Public Health. He was a NIOSH traineeship recipient (1995-1997) and is a member of ASSE and NAEM. His certifications include OSHA 30-hour training (2012), and ISO/OHSAS Internal Auditor Training (2012).