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27 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Buying an Office Chair – Information to Consider Before Buying

Are you tired of your old office chair? Office chairs are some of the most complained about pieces of furniture, yet people have very little idea on how to go about replacing their worn out, uncomfortable, old office chairs. It is vital to invest wisely in the chair that you will be spending most of […]

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24 February 2014 ~ 0 Comments

The dilemna of split-angle keyboards – to use, or not to use?

There are tens of thousands of keyboard designs and functions, suited for every type of body and occupation. Some are built light for easy transportation, some are made for game enthusiasts, some keyboards even roll up into a flexible tube that you can put in your pocket! With that being said, you want to make […]

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30 January 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Watch your arms – your body likes to be in neutral positions.

With more and more findings on long term office related injuries these days, how can we make sure we aren’t putting unnecessary stress on our arms in the long run? Let’s go over the basics of arm positioning – starting with the hand! Because of the alignment of our muscles, tendons, and bones, our hands […]

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01 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

An ergonomics program that works

One of my favorite ergonomics publications just put out an interesting article discribing an ergonomics program and its ROI. check it out: http://www.ergoweb.com/news/detail.cfm?id=2601

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17 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Comment on Staples Survey on Ergonomics

When employees don’t like their workstations you lose profit. Don’t believe me, read this story.

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25 November 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Black Friday Sales may be the most exercise you’ve gotten all week

The day after Thanksgiving may be the best workout you have gotten in the last week (or month depending on your exercise routine). It is a great chance to work off that Thanksgiving meal! Here are 4 tips to keep healthy during Black Friday Sales.

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23 August 2010 ~ 2 Comments

The Lesson of the Fat Pen

The Lesson of the Fat Pen

I have big fat pens with cushy grips printed with my logo on them. Personally, I can no longer write with a regular pen because I’ve become accustomed to using these fat pens. But why would anyone else choose to use one?

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19 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Backpacks are hazardous to your kids

Can you imagine being 13 and having the same back pain your dad has? Back pain is what awaits many of our school age children as they head back to school this year.

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09 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Workers Who Are Older Than 100?

I wouldn’t be at all surprised if someday we see people who are older than 100 in the workforce.  The reason is that the 75 and older group is actually the fastest growing population in the workforce.  How does “old” get defined anyway?  The Bureau of Labor Statistics says old is 65 plus, but the […]

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07 January 2010 ~ 2 Comments

The ergonomic rules (part 2) — Motivation

New year’s resolutions? Motivating a group to do something you want? Here is how motivation really works: WIIFM

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