Curious about ergonomics and how to set up your office to maximise comfort and productivity? This article gives some great tips that we can all apply at work and in our home officeRead More
Thursday 11 June 2015 is 'Quit The Sit' Day.
All proceeds raised go to Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, driving vital medical research into heart disease and diabetes.
Give up your chair for the day and join the fight against some of the world's biggest killers - heart disease and diabetes
Our increasing computer use has also resulted in an increase in the incidence of Mulskulo-Skeletal Disorders. Even "just sitting at a desk" can result in injury to joints and muscles as a result in a variety of complaints including poor posture, 'over use' injuries from repetitive work, visual strain and headaches.
Correct workstation set up is important to reduce the risk of injury to your employees, and enhance productivity. An Ergonomic Workstation Assessment is an easy and practical solution to help empower your employees take control of their working environment.
Contact In-House OT today to book yours in!
So "sitting is the new smoking" but do you think you could work whilst walking? Would it make you more or less productive?
An interesting read for those who are looking for something a bit different for the office.Read More
An important lesson to make sure that your workforce understands the principles of ergonomics and how it applies to them. Ergonomics is not just measurements. Your workforce's environment needs to be constantly reviewed and assessed to make sure to it is still meeting their needs.
Australia's tax collection agency has been involved in a lengthy compensation battle after an employee's desk and chair heights were changed without her knowledge.Read More
Retraining and human resourcing is expensive business. When you have a good workforce, you want to keep them. A little flexibility, some job redesign and the promotion of staff wellness and satisfaction goes a long way to maintaining productivity and happy workplace.Read More