Program for the 2011 PDI

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Office Ergonomics
Presenters:
Frank Gonzales,Jennie Gober
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
2011
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
213-15 LSC
Description:
Ergonomics is the study of work. It is a science that studies people’s physical and mental capacities and limitations, including issues of mobility and work-related stress. Ergonomics is the science of fitting the job to the worker and has proven important in preventing the types of musculoskeletal injuries that contribute to increasing workplace related disability claims. Ergonomic implementation works to prevent injuries rather than treat them. A complete ergonomics program includes the education about risk factors and causes of injuries, and encourages good habits in posture, body mechanics and exercise at work, at home and at leisure. Goals of Ergonomics: Promote Physical Comfort Promote Productivity and Efficiency Reducing Risk Factors for Injury, Stress, and Fatigue
Goals and Target Audience:
This session seeks to inform people working in non-industrial settings about proper work habits and postures to decrease the risk of discomfort and injury while improving the quality of their work product, increasing their efficiency, and enhancing their quality of work life.

9:00 AM

Session Title:
It is a matter of heart. Heart disease, the leading cause of death in women.
Presenters:
Tiffany Lipsey
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
2011
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
During this session, we will review the current trends in heart disease in women. We will explore the risk factors of heart disease and how they may differ between the sexes.
Goals and Target Audience:
Any woman and man who cares for a woman

10:00 AM

Session Title:
International Travel by CSU Faculty & Employees - online registration, updates, FAQs
Presenters:
Sally Alexander
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
2011
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour, 50 Minutes
Room:
166 Library (CC1)
Description:
April 1, 2009 the Provost's Office changed the International travel approval process requiring all requests to get approval from the office of Risk Management & Insurance. Sept 1, 2009 the online registration system was launched. Session will cover online registration tips, updates, and some FAQs. Insurance Coverage questions answered.
Goals and Target Audience:
All CSU Faculty that travel internationally on CSU business. Administrative assistants or personnel tasked with travel approval processes.

2:00 PM

Session Title:
Introduction to Tai Chi Chuan – REPEAT SESSION
Presenters:
Cathy Bedwell
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
2011
Start Time:
2:00 PM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
228 LSC
Description:
During this session, participants will learn the basic principles necessary to successfully practice Tai Chi Chuan, and apply these principles to core Yang-style exercises.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goal of this session is to provide the participants a theoretical and practical introduction to tai chi chuan. The targeted audience is anyone who is curious about the practice of tai chi chuan, its potential health benefits and use as a martial art.

8:00 AM

Session Title:
Introduction to Tai Chi Chuan
Presenters:
Cathy L Bedwell
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
2011
Start Time:
8:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
228 LSC
Description:
During this session, participants will learn the basic principles necessary to successfully practice Tai Chi Chuan, and apply these principles to core Yang-style exercises.
Goals and Target Audience:
The goal of this session is to provide the participants a theoretical and practical introduction to tai chi chuan. The targeted audience is anyone who is curious about the practice of tai chi chuan, its potential health benefits and use as a martial art.

9:00 AM

Session Title:
Interactive Discussion About Balancing Safety and Convenience in Today’s World
Presenters:
Robert Chaffee,James Graham,Corporal Scott Anthony
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
2011
Start Time:
9:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
220-22 LSC
Description:
This session will present information and encourage dialogue about current safety and security issues in current society and how to balance these needs against our desire for convenience in daily living.
Goals and Target Audience:
To enhance awareness of current security issues, safety practices, and our responsibilities as citizens. Audience should be staff, faculty, professionals, and others interested in or concerned about these issues.

10:00 AM

Session Title:
Fitting Exercise Into Your Busy Schedule
Presenters:
Wendy Deyoung, MS
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
2011
Start Time:
10:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
224-26 LSC
Description:
Do you want to lose weight, lower your risk of many diseases, reduce stress, or become fit? Have you wanted to exercise but are just not sure how to get started? Or have you tried exercising on your own and found that you just don’t stick with it? If you can answer yes to any one of these questions, then this fun, interactive session is for you! Come and learn about the many benefits of regular physical activity and how you can get going today and stay motivated. The Department of Health and Exercise Science is here to offer sound, scientific advice and help you put together a safe and effective workout routine that you will want to actually stick with. Whether you’re a fitness newbie or a workout veteran, we’ll provide useful tips and hints that you can start using as soon as you walk out the door. You’ll also learn about several great resources here at CSU to help your entire family meet their goals including the Faculty and Staff Noon Hour Fitness Program, the Adult Fitness program, and the Youth Sports and After School Camps.
Goals and Target Audience:
1. Review the benefits of exercise and/or physical activity. 2. Discuss past and current national physical activity recommendations. 3. Outline the necessary components to an exercise Plan including cardiovascualr endurance, resistance training, flexibility and body composition. 4. Discuss how much exercise is necessary for health benefits versus fitness benefits. 5. Review all resources on campus for CSY faculty and staff to become and stay active and healthy.

11:00 AM

Session Title:
Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Orientation
Presenters:
Frank Gonzales,Jennie Gober
Category:
Safety and Health
Date:
2011
Start Time:
11:00 AM
Session Length:
50 Minutes
Room:
213-15 LSC
Description:
Automated external defibrillators are a safe and user friendly life saving device for those experiencing cardiac arrest. AED Orientation is a brief introduction into what AEDs are, where they can be found around campus, and how to respond to cardiac emergencies. This class is strictly informational and does not provide certification.
Goals and Target Audience:
This session is designed to raise awareness about the AED program at CSU and increase knowledge about the use benefits of AEDs. The target audience is anyone who comes in contact with AEDs in daily life whether at CSU or at other locations such as malls and airports that have AEDs available.