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Workplace Leadership:
Total Worker Health Research
Total Worker Health: A Small Business Leader Perspective

They asked leaders about their leadership practices for health, safety, and well-being, leaders reflected upon their business, themselves, and their employees. Their results indicated that small business leaders care about the health of their employees, but because of the perceived value to their business, not to employees or themselves. Thus, they may lack the knowledge and skills to be successful TWH leaders.

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Moral or Dirty Leadership: A Qualitative Study on How Juniors Are Managed in Dutch Consultancies

Professional service firms in Western Europe have a reputation for putting huge pressures on their junior employees, resulting in very long work hours, and as a consequence health risks. Society considers such a pressuring leadership style morally dirty. This study explores moral leadership as a possible response.

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Webinar: Eliminating Workplace Violence
in the Field for Employers
December 9, 2019 at 12pm CST
Thirty-six percent of the 3.4 million producers counted in the census are women. Education will focus on all women including farmworker women and their employers on reporting violent incidents to authorities, making employees aware of their legal rights, safe work practices, medical referrals, treatment, and options including counseling if needed.

This training is intended primarily for health and safety professionals including but not limited to owner/operators, safety officers or specialists, managers, supervisors, safety coordinators, health safety and environmental interns and any person or persons who serve as safety personnel in an agricultural setting. 

Upon completion of this webinar, participants will understand the following concepts:
  1. The scope and nature of workplace violence occurring in agriculture today.
  2. Employers' responsibilities in addressing workplace violence and implementing preventive measures.
  3. Effective strategies and interventions that can make the workplace safer and more responsive to employee-victims.

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Congratulations Tonya Vyhlidal!
Total Worker Health advocate and former HWC pilot grant investigator , Tonya Vyhlidal has recently joined the WELLCOM team as the Workplace Culture and Wellbeing Director.

Tonya is most known for her success at Lincoln Industries where she led the organizations health, wellness, and safety functions landing the company with several premier awards including the prestigious C. Everett Koop award. After leaving Lincoln Industries she went to the Nebraska Safety Council serving as the Director of WorkWell.