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Professional drivers keep moving regardless of conditions and keep their feet up so they don
"One Mile At A Time"
Professional drivers keep moving regardless of conditions and keep their feet up so they don't fall. On October 29 professional drivers Shelley Uvenile-Hesch and David Henry will discuss their experiences while on the road one mile at a time.
Life can change in seconds while transporting products throughout North America.
They will share how they respond to some of their own on the road experiences, how the physically and emotionally prepare for the road, cope while on the road and how they recharge when they arrive back home.
They will also share some of the struggles they have experienced based on traumatic events and how they have attempted to overcome these experiences. Some experiences never go away.

Linda Corkum will also be joining the webinar. Linda has worked with individuals who have suffered an injury and she understands the physical and psychological impact of an incident.
Linda also was the catalyst in introducing mental health training and education to the trucking industry in Nova Scotia through the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
Linda will provide some of the challenges faced by both workers and employers when it comes to one's ability to return to work after an incident as well as some successes.

Oct 29, 2020 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Professional drivers keep moving regardless of conditions and keep their fee up so they don
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David K Henry
Professional long haul driver
David Henry is a long haul driver, Bell Let's Talk representative, and creator/co-host of the Crazy Canuck Truckin podcast. His passion is mental health and presents a better image for trucking to the public.
Shelley Uvanile-Hesch
Professional driver and CEO @Women's Trucking Federation of Canada, a non-profit organization,
Shelley Uvanile-Hesch is the CEO of Women's Trucking Federation of Canada, a non-profit organization, with the mission to bridge barriers, empower women and provide a positive platform for education, mentorship, networking and development within the trucking/transportation industry. She has over 30 years of experience in the Trucking/Transportation industry. Shelley has a history of supporting the Transportation/Trucking industry as a reputable and respected leader, spokesperson, and professional driver. Shelley is well-versed in the undertaking of several charitable initiatives, community campaigns and public outreach. Shelley was just recently inducted into the PMTC Hall of Fame For Professional Drivers. She is also a nominee for the 2020 Woman of Inspiration™ Awards.
Linda Corkum
Occupational Health and Safety Consultant
Linda Corkum is an independent occupational health and safety professional who holds a Certified Health and Safety Consultant designation. Until recently she was the Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association (NSTSA). Under her leadership, the Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association set the standard for health and safety advocacy, training, collaboration and innovation. Because of her sincere passion and interest in health and safety, Nova Scotia’s trucking industry has achieved remarkable workplace health and safety improvements. Linda been recognized for her leadership, passion for helping people and demonstrated dedication to health and safety by the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia and Department of Labour and Advanced Education; St. John Ambulance, Province of Nova Scotia and the Canadian Association for Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH). In 2018, she was awarded the Workplace Mental Health Award for introducing the Mental Health Com