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Ergonomic Lighting Tips for the Office and Home

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics at Home, Ergonomics Office Design, Ergonomics Risk Management

When you hear the term “office ergonomic,” the first things you will think about are chairs, desks and keyboards. While all of these are crucial to proper office ergonomics, ergonomic lighting is also crucial, as it is able to prevent the development of a condition known as Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) that presents with symptoms

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How Investing in Ergonomics Saves Money

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics Consulting, Ergonomics Risk Management, Workplace Injury Reduction

Businesses that seek to be successful always must manage a variety of work costs, such as supplies, labor, bookkeeping, inventory, and more. One area that is often overlooked is the cost of workplace injuries. According to a news release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2016 alone, there were more than 2.9 million nonfatal

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How to Treat Work-From-Home Burnout

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics at Home

Any modern-day student or worker is more than familiar with burnout. It’s that feeling of utter physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion, brought on by a relentless workload and prolonged stress. However, many thought they might get a break from the burnout cycle with everyone working from home. This couldn’t be further from the truth. Due

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Improving Work Posture While Sitting

On average, most of us spend up to 12-13 hours daily sitting in front of the computer. What we may not be aware of is just how much our poor posture is affecting our health. There are many negative impacts of poor posture on our bodies, including: rounded shoulders, potbelly, muscle fatigue in the neck

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How to Design a Healthy Home Office

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics at Home

For most of us, the coronavirus has forced us out of our office buildings and into our homes. While there is certainly an appeal to working at home, it’s important that you build yourself a healthy home office to keep yourself productive and fit during this time. Here we provide you with a few tips

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Why Ergonomics is Worth Investing In

Ergonomics involves designing workplace stations with the use of human data to create an environment that is more suitable for working. To put it simply, you want a workplace designed according to the natural laws of the human body, so as to increase safety and comfort, and boost employee efficiency. Ergonomic Assessments in the Workplace

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How to Get in More Steps Each Day

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Workplace Injury Reduction

“ Sitting is the new smoking,” doctors say, but what do you do if your job requires you to sit all day? While a sedentary lifestyle can cause a vast range of musculoskeletal issues, we understand that getting up and moving around can be easier said than done. Thankfully, though, it’s not impossible. Don’t aim

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Benefits of An Ergonomic Stapler

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics Office Design, Ergonomics Products, Workplace Injury Reduction

Staplers are excellent tools that can be used in the office, home, or store. There are many staplers out there, but there are special ones that have been made with ergonomics in mind. Electric staplers, for example, are decently built and offer many ergonomic benefits for the office or home. Better Stapling Capacity Most electric

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