injuryprevention

5 Hacks to improve your Home Office

While we are all bunkering down, working from home for the time being, I thought I would shed some light on ways you can easily improve your current home office work space set-up and reduce any undue strain on your body from poor ergonomics. Sitting at your dining table? An easy hack to improve your overall sitting posture and aligning your body to the height of the table. A couch… Read More »5 Hacks to improve your Home Office

The Rise of Musculoskeletal Work-Related Injuries and How to Prevent Them

  Did you know that 90% of worker’s compensation claims in 2014-2015 were due to injury and musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)? This data comes from the latest report released by Safe Work Australia. The numbers also show that the parts of the body most affected by injury or disease were the back (21%), hand (13%), shoulder (11%), and knee (10%). MSDs are any injury, damage, or disorder of the joints, muscles,… Read More »The Rise of Musculoskeletal Work-Related Injuries and How to Prevent Them