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Posted: Tuesday, 26th February 2019
More and more people are working from remote locations whether that be serviced offices, coffee shops, the breakfast bar or dining table at home.
Technology enable us as individuals to be able to store information in the cloud and flexible working attitudes negate the need to go into the office every day.
This of course is great in some respects but in other ways it can mean that people aren't necassarily sitting and working in the most benficial way when it comes to ergonomic factors.
Posted: Wednesday, 16th July 2014
There was a time when standing desks were a curiosity—used by eccentrics like Hemingway, Dickens and Kierkegaard, but seldom seen inside a regular office setting.
That's changed, in large part due to research showing that the cumulative impact of sitting all day for years is associated with a range of health problems, from obesity to diabetes to cancer. Because the average office worker spends 5 hours and 41 minutes sitting each day at his or her desk, some describe the problem with a pithy new phrase that's undeniably catchy, if somewhat exaggerated: "Sitting is the new smoking.
Posted: Wednesday, 18th June 2014
Flexible working is becoming more and more common for so many people but are they equiped as well at home as they would be at work?
I have many friends, family and business associates who work from home a couple of days at a time or in some cases full time and invariably they havent sorted out their home workspace as well as it would have been in a commercial office.
Posted: Tuesday, 8th April 2014
Health and Safety in the Workplace can sometimes be viewed as an inconvenience. The view can also be taken that health and safety means a costly outcome.
So why carry out DSE (display screen equipment) Assessments?
Firstly, it is a legislative requirement for DSE assessments to be carried out when there is: a new workstation set up; when a new user commences employment; or when substantial change is made to an existing workstation.