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Choosing the Right Sit/Stand Unit

With the increasing popularity of sit/stand desks, employers are asking questions about how to select the right model and type of standing desk. As with most things in life, one size does not fit all and picking the right style model will depend on the employee’s...

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Ergonomic Travel Keyboard

Do you travel and find it difficult to type and input a lot of information on your smart phone or tablet?  This new innovative easily portable keyboard may be the answer for you! The MultiSync Foldable Travel Keyboard is a universal keyboard that compatible with most...

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Forklift Ergonomics

Forklift drivers often report low back and neck discomforts associated with prolonged driving. What is it about their jobs that predisposes them to this type of discomfort and what can be done to mitigate the risk? Ask one of out ERGOnomists to help you assess their...

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The Truth About Stretching at Work

Does stretching reduce injuries? This has long been a question of debate in the athletic world and is now also a question being asked by employers. Stretching programs have been gaining popularity in workplaces and they do have some merits. If you are considering...

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5 “P”s of Safe Patient Handling

Transferring a patient requires care; for the one being moved as well as for those doing the moving. To prevent injuries allow NO manual lifting of a patient's total body weight, and be sure to USE a mechanical lift or a repositioning/transfer aide!When moving a...

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On-The-Go Office Ergonomic Tips

The number of workers who work from an "on-the-go" workstation has been increasing at a rapid pace. Statistics state that workers who travel and work in a non- traditional workspace has increased over 70 percent from 2005 to 2011. (Global Workplace Analytics and the...

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The Rollermouse – Ergonomist’s Evaluation

Having pain in your hand, arm and shoulder from mousing all day? The solution maybe right at your fingertips ? literally! The "RollerMouse Red" by Contour Design, Inc. may be just the ergonomic mouse you need to reduce hand, arm and/or shoulder pain caused from...

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Ergonomic & Safety Tips for Snow Shoveling

Every winter Canadians are bombarded with snow at some time during the winter. Along with snow comes the daunting task of shoveling. Before you get started, gently warm up your muscle. Take a brisk walk for 5 to 10 minutes and perform gentle stretches for your back,...

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