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Posture is a crucial part of living healthy. You don't want to take care of your body, only to still have back problems.

Change Your Posture, Change Your Life

by Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Others

When they met at Google’s six-month incubator program in Palo Alto, California in 2011, entrepreneur Monisha Perkash and trained physician and health expert Charles Wang and Andrew Chang did not know that four years later they would receive $10 million in…

Digital Eye Strain is a problem that will continue to grow as technology becomes more integrated into the workplace.

Digital Eye Strain Forces Employees to Seek Vision Care

Michael Schell - in Others

After two hours at a computer, smartphone, tablet, e-reader or video game, an individual’s eyes feel sore. After four to six hours working on a computer as part of a regular job function, an employee’s eyes may sting and require a break—but that may…

Worksite wellness gets a leg up from standing desks.

Why Do We Sit for so Long? An Ergonomic Designer Takes the Sitting Disease to Task

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Corporate Wellness Interviews

As ergonomic thought leaders tailor their products and services to the growing needs of employers seeking answers to employee back pain from sitting all day, they hope to do more than mass market their wares—they want to help people regain a sense of…

Elevating Safety Performance by Integrating Wellness: A Construction Case Study

Lise Kafka - in Worksite Wellness

Over the last twenty years, ergonomists and safety professionals have been highly successful in reducing the frequency and severity of workplace injuries across several industries. Though the employee front observed marked success, safety and human resources…

A woman modeling an ergonomic office chair with a group of business people in the background out of focus .

Is Your Office a Danger Zone for Your Employees?

Lori Appleman - in Worksite Wellness

In January 2010, the media quickly hopped onto the “sitting can kill you”

A standing man garbing his lower back in pain.

Lower Back Pain Prevention in the Workplace

In the office, much health and safety public attention is focused on manual labor in the field. However, significant numbers – on average 75 percent – of the workforce in the oil and gas industry, for example, have desk jobs.

A workstation based off of ergonomics. The monitor moves so it can be in the most useful and least painful position.

Ergonomic Wellness in the Workplace Pay Off

Kristin Deyle - in Worksite Wellness

When it comes to ergonomics, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”

A woman sitting in a chair with poor posture.

Why Healthy Posture is So Important!

Corporate Wellness Magazine - in Focused

Posture. Just mention the word and we tend to sit up straighter. We think of our mothers harping on us as children