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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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Desk Stretches for Workers Who Sit All Day

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomic Injury Prevention

  Many people spend hours sitting in front of a computer screen for their jobs. This can cause a tremendous amount of strain on our backs and shoulders, resulting in a variety of musculoskeletal disorders. Thankfully, there are many ways to prevent this. Installing ergonomic furniture and practicing desk stretches can dramatically decrease your risk

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Benefits of an Ergonomic Keyboard

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics Office Design, Ergonomics Products

If you do a lot of typing, consider purchasing an ergonomic computer keyboard. With it, you will save your hands and wrists from unnecessary pain and discomfort. Conventional keyboards force you to keep your fingers, arms and hands in unnatural positions for long periods that can cause tension in muscles, tendons and joints. Working in

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3 Ways to Relieve Back Pain at Work

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomic Injury Prevention

Have you ever felt that tight, sharp pain in your lower back after hours of work? You’re not alone. Back pain is an unfortunate consequence of many modern-day jobs, and it can severely harm your work performance and health. Thankfully, there are a few ways you can relieve your back pain at work.    Get up

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Benefits of an Ergonomic Chair

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics Office Design, Ergonomics Products

For several years, the significance of ergonomics and good posture has been understated. However, with more and more research and data released, it is apparent that the sitting conditions we practiced in our younger years have notable effects on our health as we get older. Aching joints, back pains, and other severe problems can all

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The 10 Principles of Ergonomics

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics Risk Management

Ergonomics is the science that deals with the design of systems that optimizes human well-being and boosts performance. There are two sub-fields of ergonomics, which are physical and cognitive. Here, we focus on the 10 design principles of physical ergonomics. These principles can be readily applied in the workplace, at home, or anywhere else.  

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