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How to Stay Active While Working from Home

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics at Home

We’ve discussed how you can stay active and get more steps in while working in an office. But what about when you’re working at home? Staying active while working from home is even more difficult than when working in an office. After all, there’s no commute, and if you live in small quarters (like an

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4 Tips to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomic Injury

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that plagues many desk workers across the country. When you spend most of your days typing on a keyboard, you squeeze the major nerves in your hand as they travel through your wrist. This results in carpal tunnel syndrome. The condition can worsen over time, impeding your work and

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Benefits of a Document Holder

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomic Injury Prevention, Ergonomics Products, Workplace Injury Reduction

Through the course of workdays, office workers are required to manage and track documents. While this paperwork does not present any challenge, employees can greatly benefit from the use of ergonomic document holders. While employers might try to let workers enjoy plenty of space, many workstations are still filled with different items that take up

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How to Set Up a Home Office in a Small Space

      Ryan Fogel    Filed under: Ergonomics at Home

Due to the coronavirus, we have said goodbye to our cubicle and hello to home offices. While working in our yoga pants and PJs sounds fun, the reality of work-from-home is much different. Most of us don’t have spacious studies or home offices to take advantage of. Instead, we live in small houses or cramped

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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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