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Healthy Workforce Business Conference aims to help companies boost employee health

Posted 8/13/19

WAMPSVILLE — The Madison County Health Department and its partners have come together and organized the first annual Healthy Workforce Business Conference. The conference will be held on Oct. 15 at …

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Healthy Workforce Business Conference aims to help companies boost employee health

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WAMPSVILLE — The Madison County Health Department and its partners have come together and organized the first annual Healthy Workforce Business Conference.

The conference will be held on Oct. 15 at the White Eagle Conference Center at 2910 Lake Moraine Road in Hamilton.  

This community event was organized in cooperation with:

The Madison County Health Department;

The Manufacturers Association of Central New York, representing more than 300 business and organizations across upstate and central New York;

The Madison County Rural Health Council;

BRiDGES (The Madison County Council on
Alcoholism & Substance Abuse, Inc;

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Madison
County;

Community Memorial Hospital of Hamilton;

HP Hood;

Madison-Oneida Board of Cooperative Educational Services (MOBOCES);

Working Solutions;

The Greater Oneida Chamber of Commerce; and

The Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

The Healthy Workforce Business Conference is an opportunity for businesses and organizations, throughout Central New York, to gain knowledge and insight into an innovative way of approaching overall worker health, according to program organizers.

Sessions include presenters from well-known local and regional businesses successful in maintaining a healthy workforce, as well as health and safety leaders offering insight into the power of retaining every business’ number one asset, its workforce. 

Keynote speakers include Adjunct Professor of Ergonomics and Safety at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Jack Dennerlein, presenting the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Total Worker Health® Program; and Manufacturers Association of New York Executive Director, David Freund to provide insight on maintaining a healthy workplace that supports an overall healthy workforce.

This conference is for all business and organization types, from small proprietors to large organizations.  

For additional information or to register for the conference, go online to www.healthymadisoncounty.org or call 315-366-2361.

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