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Most Singaporean adults spend most of their day in the office – in this article, we share some healthy workplace habits to adopt.
When assessing the workplace for ergonomic risk, 3 things factors are usually targeted for elimination, and reduction where elimination is not possible. They are, Sustained Poor Posture High Task Repetition Forceful Exertion These 3 factors directly lead to muscle fatigue or strain, leaving the body open to injuries. Sustained Poor Posture Sustained poor posture is […]
Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Instituteestimates that work-related musculoskeletal disorders and other ergonomic problems result in an economic loss of $3.5 billion a year to Singapore1. This is approximately 1% of Singapore GDP. This may not seem much but when compared to the average 1% productivity growth recorded in the past decade, without these ergonomic […]
With the advent of laptops and smart phones, our daily working postures have and new Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) such as the Blackberry Thumb. Steelcase conducted a global study in 11 countries, observing over 2000 people in a wide range of environments and postures. Company researchers discovered nine new postures that were a result of […]