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The Impact of Work Stress

Friday, December 16, 2022 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

Virtual Event


FREE Workplace Health and Safety Virtual Series
Learn from a certified industrial hygienist, biologist and chemist who will answer your questions about occupational health and safety. This series addresses traditional and emerging topics in workplace health and safety.

The Impact of Work Stress
Workplace stress has adverse effect on workers’ mental health, with an increased risk of anxiety, burnout, depression, and substance use disorder. Today, we are living in the bodies of our ancestors in a world they never dreamed would exist. We inherited the adaptive responses that enabled them to survive, but we use our natural survival mechanisms as an over-response to circumstances that are (usually) not really life-threatening.

Key Topics:

  • Stress is “remembered”
  • Stress: acute v. chronic
  • What the organization can do to reduce stress
  •  What we can do for ourselves to reduce the effects of stress


Nellie Brown is the director of Workplace Health and Safety Programs for both the Outreach Division statewide and for the Buffalo Co-Lab of Cornell University’s ILR School.

Streaming site:

https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/programs/professional-education/hsweb003/impact-work-stress?utm_medium=email&utm_source=custom-blast&utm_campaign=ilr-buff-professional-education-2022

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Webinar

Departments

ILR School, ILR Buffalo Co-Lab, ILR Outreach

University Themes

Research

Tags

ILR School, ILR OUTREACH

Website

https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/programs/...

Contact E-Mail

njb7@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Nellie Brown

Speaker

Nellie Brown

Speaker Affiliation

ILR School Buffalo Co-Lab

Speaker Web Site

https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/people/nellie-brown?utm_medium=email&utm_source=custom-blast&utm_campaign=ilr-buff-professional-education-2022

Dept. Web Site

https://www.ilr.cornell.edu/buffalo-co-lab

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