Blue Light: The Biggest Unknown Health Hazard to Humans Today [14.11]
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Time: 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center

   Nathan Walz, Founder, Journey to Optimal Health

Track: All Industries and Workplaces
Secondary Track: Health and Wellness
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: Intermediate

Fatigue and presenteeism cost companies billions of dollars in lost productivity and increased safety risk. Inadequate sleep, fatigue, anxiety and depression, and chronic health conditions such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity are all top contributors. Blue light from computers and energy-efficient lighting is the common link that affects every employee today and proper mitigation offers an excellent opportunity to improve productivity while lowering safety risk.

Learning Objectives:
1. Recognize why blue light is one of the biggest health hazards to humans today.
2. Describe how blue light causes fatigue, poor sleep, decreased focus and concentration, and increased risk for chronic conditions and poor mental health.
3. Explain the No. 1 solution to protect employees against blue light that is backed by science and research.
4. Identify simple mitigation strategies to help protect your employees from blue light.

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  RN: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
The #1 Threat Today

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