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Ergonomic Essentials for Healthcare

It’s no secret that hospitals and healthcare facilities provide some very distinct challenges compared to most other workplaces. For example, healthcare is non-stop – it happens 24/7, 365 days a year – which means the facility must accommodate staff of … Continue reading

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Ergo Essentials: Proper Office Lighting

For decades, office lighting schemes were designed around the belief that more light would lead to better visual performance—the brighter, the better—and to a more productive workforce. Turns out the only measurable results from an over-lit workplace are increased energy … Continue reading

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Ergonomic Solutions On The Go

In today’s connected world, regardless of where we are – the office, at home, or traveling between the two – we spend a great deal of time on our laptops, tablets, and smart phones. According to recent report from the … Continue reading

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Comfort and Productivity Solution: Microdesk

Microdesk Benefits & Features: Adjustable sloped writing platform for managing paperwork at a computer Microdesk improves working posture and increases comfort Instantly adds working space to any desk Allows continuous access to the keyboard as you write Helps to prioritize … Continue reading

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Ergo Deal of the Week: Anti-Fatigue Matting

The Issue: Standing and walking on hard floors without matting means long, painful shifts for those workers who need to stand for many hours. The result, of course, is reduced productivity and possible injury. The Solution: Anti-fatigue mats and matting … Continue reading

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It’s Sit and Stand, not either-or

By Dan Cannon, MSc, MBA To sit or to stand? This simple question represents one of the hottest topics in ergonomics today and centers on whether it’s best for employees to stand or to sit while doing extended periods of … Continue reading

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The Case Against Extended Periods of Sitting

Almost daily, new research and findings, such as those by Canada’s recent National Wellness Survey, serve to highlight the obvious risks associated with sedentary work habits and a sedentary lifestyle. In fact, employers in the Canadian survey identified sedentary work and … Continue reading

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How Ergonomic is your Workspace?

You have an ergonomic chair, a split keyboard, even a footrest. So far so good, but is this enough to deem your workspace ergonomic? Fact is, the measurable benefits of an ergonomic workspace depend of the sum of its parts. … Continue reading

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Why you need an office ergonomics program

Recently, a study found that office workers are more likely to suffer from back pain than manual workers due to poor postures at their desks. Another report found that 16% of office workers reported being in extreme pain at the … Continue reading

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Introducing the Evoluent Bluetooth VerticalMouse 4!

Evoluent™ VerticalMouse 4 supports hand in relaxed handshake position. New adjustable laser sensor controls pointer speed and can be adjusted without changing grip.The shape is thoughtfully sculpted for uncompromised comfort and easy-to-reach programmable buttons. No finger contortions are needed to operate the … Continue reading

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