Office Ergonomics

Put a Spring in your step with our Sit-Stand Specials. Deep Discounts through March 11th

Grab Significant savings with our Spring Sit-Stand Specials. Save 25% on our Pros and Cons of Sit-Stand Workstations Webinar and 10% on select workstations. Save 25% on our Pros and Cons of Sit-Stand Workstations Webinar Overview As the trend is … Continue reading

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Positioning Your Monitor for Comfort

Positioning Your Monitor for Comfort The position of the eyes and the hands are critical to setting up an ergonomically sound computer workstation. Monitor placement affects where the eyes look and that is half the equation. When the monitor is … Continue reading

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Advanced Office Ergonomics Assessment Specialist Certification Online is HERE

That’s right! We’re thrilled to announce that our new Office Ergonomics Certification program is LIVE and you can save $50 by registering before June 1st. 9 Contact Hours 2 Week Intro Price (5/15-5/31): $345 Regular Price (Beg. 6/1): $395 Developed … Continue reading

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Ask The Back School: Kneeling Chairs or No?

Another great question from one of our Back Scholars: I recently had an employee email me asking if a kneeling chair was appropriate for her to use while working at her work station. It was recommended by her chiropractor because … Continue reading

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The Key to Keyboarding

If you find 10 references to keyboard use on the Internet these days, you will likely find 10 different bits of instruction for keyboard use and placement.  Who do you believe? Rather than pointing to who is “more” correct or … Continue reading

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Solutions for an Itchy Trigger Finger

Here we have another ergonomics question coming from an occupational therapist working at a hospital in Indiana. “Recently, I was contacted by another department in the hospital regarding work related injuries. In Health Information Services there are 2 employees who are experiencing the same … Continue reading

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Lighting Solutions for Eye Strain

Here is a question from a former student regarding ergonomics solutions for lighting: “In one of the sites I recently attended for a presentation on Ergonomics, they showed me the room for the 911 dispatcher calls.  Their complaints are related … Continue reading

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Could you stand to lose weight at work?

According to Mark E. Benden, PhD, CPE in his book “Could You Stand to Lose“, if you intermittently stand during the course of your normal workday routine for only two-and-a-half hours, you could burn an extra 350 calories per day. … Continue reading

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Coffee Shop Ergonomics

I love coffee. I started drinking it in high school on cold mornings after swim practice. I always drank it black because that’s how they made it. I still love coffee, stopping at a coffee shop almost every day. There … Continue reading

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“Ergo Breaks” for the Industrial/Office/Health Care Athlete

For those of us who specialize in health, wellness, exercise and fitness we have the long held opinion/belief that workplace fitness/exercise programs assist workers in being less prone to work-related injury, require less medical care, use less sick time and … Continue reading

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