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    2015 Southern Oregon Occupational Safety & Health Conference - Session 6 "Total Worker Health™ and the Road to Wellness"

    Date: October 15, 2015, 1:45pm – 5:00pm
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    Ashland Hills Hotel
    2525 Ashland St
    Ashland, OR 97520
    (541) 482-8310
    $75 - $85 Full Day Seminar
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    Total Worker Health™ and the Road to Wellness:

    Part 1: Getting to Zero: A Total Worker Health™ Primer

    Safety hazards are controlled, policies are in place, and management commitment for a safe workplace is rock solid, yet you still cannot reach that zero injury goal. What more can you do? Learn about National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Total Worker Health™ principles of round-the-clock worker well-being that you can use to strengthen your injury prevention efforts. Specific examples illustrate how to mitigate common organizational barriers to health improvement by using your existing risk management process. Help your company achieve the zero injury goal! The future of worker safety is health.

    Chris Liechty, CSP, ARM  |  Senior Safety Management Consultant  |  SAIF Corporation, Salem

    Chris Liechty is a Senior Safety Management Consultant with SAIF Corporation and has over 30 years’ experience in the safety profession. She graduated from Brigham Young University and has achieved the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designations. Prior to moving to Oregon in 2007, Chris worked throughout California and for five years, she was the manager of a team of safety consultants. In 2002, she had the unique opportunity to be a safety consultant at the Salt Lake 2002 Winter Olympics. She enjoys building relationships with customers and is passionate about the tremendous value of employees watching out for and helping each other to avoid injuries.

    Part 2: Navigating Bumps in the Road to Wellness: Common Challenges, Shared Solutions

    This facilitated session focuses on common challenges encountered during wellness program implementation. Although some recognized challenges and accepted solutions are presented, ample time is given to attendees to share challenges they have experienced in their own wellness implementation journey and the creative solutions they have discovered to help them move forward. After completing this session, attendees should be able to:

    • Discuss two engagement solutions for remote workers

    • List two solutions for obtaining wellness services on a limited budget

    • Describe two solutions related to engagement and incentives

    • Discuss two solutions for implementing wellness in a union environment

    • Explain two communication solutions for confidentiality concerns

    Leigh Freeman, MPH  |  Senior Safety Management Consultant  |  SAIF Corporation, Eugene

    Leigh Freeman is a Senior Safety Management Consultant at SAIF Corporation with nearly a decade in the safety field. She has a Master’s of Public Health from Portland State University and an undergraduate degree in journalism from the University of Oregon. She is active in the American Society of Safety Engineers, holding leadership roles at the local and national level. A life-long Oregonian, she has her roots in logging and wood products and enjoys hiking and watching Ducks’ football.   

    Credits:  2.75 SHRM credits available & 2.75 HRCI general credits pending

    To receive your SHRM & HRCI Program Completion Credit Certificates, please send your registration confirmation from OR-OSHA and/or ASSE to  

    You'll receive your certificate via email.