Topics for fall seminars include ergonomics, interpersonal skills

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A variety of wellness seminars that encourage faculty and staff to focus on their well-being are scheduled this fall for benefit-eligible employees.

With topics ranging from workspace ergonomics to civil legal services, the Office of Human Resources partners with Cascade Centers, the university’s employee assistance program provider, and other campus departments to offer several wellness seminars. Each event in the series focuses on a topic related to personal well-being and is free of charge.

The Workspace Ergonomics and Safety in Motion seminar takes place this Wednesday, Oct. 30 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Erb Memorial Union Redwood Auditorium. The presentation includes techniques proven to reduce physical stress and strain and a guide for simple and practical ergonomic changes to improve the way people work in an office environment. Seminar description and registration are available on the HR website.

Additional presentations on other topics will take place in the months ahead. They include:

Each seminar will be broadcasted live to UO Portland and the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology in Charleston. 

More information about employee wellness seminars is available on the HR website including a library of previously recorded presentations