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Making home offices work

The increase of work-from-home arrangements due to the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t reduced the need for proper workplace safety. Outlining best practices on ergonomic safety for remote workers.

Considering ergonomics could make all the difference

One reason for non-compliant behaviour could be that PPE is uncomfortable or interferes with visual tasks, making it more difficult to work.

Strains, sprains leading cause of workplace injury in Ontario

Common repetitive strain injuries include tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, bursitis and damage to the rotator cuff.

OPINION: Working from home? Safety is your responsibility

If you are working from home, it is your responsibility to ensure you’ve created a space to work that is safe and healthy for you.
WSPS Webinar Series

Did you know ergonomics plays a key role in how work is performed?

Learn how ergonomics can factor into your organization’s overall health and safety strategy at WSPS’ Reimagining Safety @ Work: Working Smarter, Not Harder Ergonomic Webinar Series from February 22-26, 2021. You’ll learn:

  • How to implement best practices that will improve productivity and business performance
  • Practical ergonomic strategies to minimize risks, and
  • Creative approaches to ergonomics including implementation of new technology to update traditional work practices.

Webinars are only $25 + HST each and spaces are limited.

>> Register today!
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Smartphones: more than just a pain in the neck

Research and tools underscore the high ergonomic risks to smartphone users, particularly young people who experience neck pain earlier than previous generations. » Read More

A tale of two sexes

Women have a higher risk of some musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) than men — even when both genders engage in the same tasks. » Read More