|This is the PowerPoint presentation from the Greene County Safety Council's May 2013 meeting.
The Emotional Matters!!! - When Emotions Impact Workplace Safety "How the small stuff is really the big stuff."
* Understanding emotions and the part they play in our work lives.
* How emotions contribute to workplace safety.
* Causes of emotional distressed in the workplace.
* Impact of those emotions on the work environment.
* What employers can do to manage workplace emotions.
Presented by Estella Blake who is the CEO and Owner of B.L.E.S.T. BIZ, LLC, which stands for Business, Legal, Employer Solutions & Training. As a Human Resources professional with 25+ year's experience, she has been a HR generalist, employee and labor relations manager, consultant, and business partner. As HR manager, she has been a part of several employer/employee safety councils, administered her employer's worker's compensation programs and drug-free workplace programs. Her corporate and consulting industry experience includes: utilities, manufacturing, logistic, research & develop, medical, a fortune 500 company, and not-for-profit organizations. Estella has a B.S., in Labor and Human Resource Management and an M.B.A. from The Ohio State University. She is a Certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), a Registered Corporate Coach, and she is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt (process improvement). She has been an adjunct faculty member for the past 8 years, where she teaches both undergrad and graduate courses in Human Resources Management, Employment Law, and Supervisory Law.