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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.