The Art of Ergonomics

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By Carl Hamilton
Loss Control and Risk Supervisor
CopperPoint

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), one-third of all employee injury and illness cases are musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) that occur in the workplace. These injuries add up to the most frequently reported causes of lost or restricted work time.

MSDs commonly affect the muscles, nerves, ligaments, and tendons due to poor posture Continue reading

Sit up straight to reduce that backache

Businesses today rely heavily on employees sitting in front of computers for hours at a time. The constant inputting of data and other functions while staring at an illuminated electronic screen can be taxing on various parts of the body, including eyes, back, neck, shoulders, forearms and wrists.

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