Check out this article from EHS Today. The numbers$$ are not pretty. EHS Today Article: Cost of Job-Related Illnesses Exceeds Costs of All Cancers, Diabetes and Strokes I’m looking over the study this article is based on and will get back to you soon with more details.
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You don’t have to just believe the experts any more. Wondering how simple modifications can help productivity? Check out CBS news story about what BMW accomplished all because of a concern regarding the aging workforce. Click here.
When employees don’t like their workstations you lose profit. Don’t believe me, read this story.
Ergonomics for the stay at home worker, telecommuter or solopreneur is always a challenge. Keeping yourself moving can actually be easier at home with a little help from our four legged friends. It is well known that dogs lower blood pressure, but did you know that dogs can actually help with back pain and neck pain?
During a recent lecture for the Department of Economic Development a couple of people asked me about setting up their laptops. They are using laptops as their main computers and don’t use peripherals. Here is a picture of one solution. The key is to keep your elbows into your sides and stop looking down. As [...]
Okay, question, why do people use other people’s blogs to try to spam them? Ever since starting this blog I have been getting spam “comments” about what I have written. It is like someone out there has alerts set up so that if keywords come up they automatically send a random, and sometimes obscene, comment. [...]
It is always nice to see your name in press (well, when it is for something good I should say). I was interviewed after my last presentation at the National Ergonomics Conference and just found the article. Read all about it: http://www.riskandinsurance.com/story.jsp?storyId=162717623&query=smarter I’m heading back to the conference this year to talk about the psychology [...]
We’ve launched our new website and are thrilled to open this new form of communication for our colleagues and clients. Check back often for new posts regarding business, therapy, ergonomics, products and more! We have been around for awhile now and we’ve finally found a way to communicate with everyone about the topics surrounding this [...]