How to help your recovery from COVID-19

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) has created a brand new animated video to give people who are recovering from COVID-19 information about how to improve and self-manage their symptoms. The short video offers advice about the importance of keeping active during the recovery. This includes simple measures like doing low-intensity exercises little and often … Continued

Easy desk-based stretches to help keep muscle aches and pains at bay

For those of us who have a desk-based job, we’re all guilty at some point of being glued to our computer screens without taking a break. But not getting up from your workstation, be it in the office or at home, could lead to health problems, including musculoskeletal disorders effecting areas including the neck, shoulders, … Continued

Mental Health Awareness Week. Be kind to yourself and others.

The impact of COVID-19 has been unprecedented and has changed society in ways that it will take years to recover from. The economy, the health service being pushed beyond its limits and people losing family and loved ones – it’s hit the whole world in a way we could have never imagined. Despite the easing … Continued

Five tips on how to work comfortably from home

For some, working from home is a perk of the job and something they may be well used to, with well-equipped home offices to boot. But in recent weeks, the majority of office-based workers have now found themselves working at home – something they and their employers had little or no time to prepare for. … Continued

Tips to prevent bad posture while working from home

For HR Grapevine Sophie Parrott speaks to a variety of experts, including Ergonix, about how to prevent bad posture while working from home. It’s important that you do all you can to prevent muscle aches and pains by correcting your desk-set up, getting up and moving around and keeping active. Have frequent short breaks.  Get … Continued

7 tips to relieve workplace stress and anxiety

With working from home becoming the new norm for around two thirds of the population in the last few months, people have had to create a new daily routine. For those now based at home, gone are the daily commutes, designated lunch breaks and office banter.  Social interaction is suddenly limited – yes, many of … Continued

Ergonomics consultancy launches new package to support home workers

By Ergonix for Personnel Today March 2020 We are delighted to launch our new package to support home workers… An ergonomics consultancy which works across London and surrounding areas has launched a new package to help businesses manage their workforce’s health and well-being when working from home. Ergonix, which has traditionally delivered workplace-based ergonomics DSE … Continued

Ergonomics is key to reduction in musculoskeletal disorders

By Ergonix for Personnel Today March 2020 We are delighted to announce that PERSONNEL TODAY published our article on ‘Ergonomics is key to reduction in musculoskeletal disorders’. In this article we discuss: Work-related musculoskeletal disorders Workstation and its impact on health and well-being Good ergonomics and overall employee health and well-being and productivity Read full … Continued

How do laptops impact on workstation ergonomics

With more and more people working across different office locations and spending some of their days working from home, laptops have become a convenient solution, ensuring people can easily transport their work with them wherever they are. However, the design of a laptop comes with its problems and can, in fact, increase the likelihood of … Continued

Survey shows your workplace can contribute to MSDs

Is your workplace environment contributing to your musculoskeletal problems? A recent survey by Willis Towers Watson has shown that for more than a third of us this is the case. Read this interesting article in the Personnel Today for the full story, which also explains why office DSE workplace assessments are so important in the … Continued

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