With many people working from home, employers need to consider liability for ergonomic injuries has pierced the veil of the corporate campus.
Millions of sedentary workers who were sentenced to the chair have adopted a standing desk or treadmill desk, and the adoption rate is only increasing every day. The good news is they’ve taken the first step. They’ve grasped the initiative, and are probably raving about their new workstation to all their friends and co-workers, as they should. The bad news is that for many of them the next step they’ll be taking will be to their chiropractor, physical therapist, massage therapist, acupuncturist, orthopedist, internist or witch doctor when the aches and pains of a bad workstation setup start to set in.
Check out our staff ergonomics experts’ articles below on how to set up the ideal workstation so that your move to work while standing or work while walking is as optimal as can be, pain free, and productivity-boosting!
Research suggests that standing more at work can lead to sitting more at home. Here's what they're missing in this analysis.
Review of Dr. James Levine's new book, "Get Up!" which boils down his findings on sitting disease and the benefits of sitting less and moving more.
COVID-19’s Dramatic Impact on the Office Fitness Industry, and Standing Desk Suppliers in Particular
In this article we examine the impact on both the supply side and demand side of this market multi-billion dollar market segment.
Plenty of professionals are suffering from sitting disease, but lawyers may be among the most deskbound workers in any profession.