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505. What Is Ergonomics and How Can it Help?

Jan 31, 2022

Ergonomics is so important for our long term health, yet it’s something we so rarely stop to think about. More than a third of all lost workdays are due to musculoskeletal disorders, and you can bet that, more often than not, these things are caused or exacerbated by bad ergonomics in the workplace.

These days, most of us work either at home or in an office, and a lot of these workplaces are suboptimal for our bodies. We need to start thinking about things like repeated posture in order to reduce strain on our bodies and improve both health and productivity. 

I’ve been hired by companies to set up offices with these principles in the past, so here are some tips to keep you fit and healthy when at work. 

 

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