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Student Ergonomics

Student Ergonomics

Students have the most interesting studying spots. I have seen a lot of makeshift study spaces, some more elaborate than others. I feel like the name of the laptop has been taken a little too seriously by students throughout the years. It is not meant to be used for long  periods of time on your lap or on a kitchen table. Don’t get me wrong, they are great portable devices. They allow students to study and work just about anywhere. The problem is the posture it puts students in to complete their tasks. The risk of discomfort is extremely high! 

An Introduction to ErgoMania

An Introduction to ErgoMania

An Introduction to ErgoMania

Who We Are: ErgoMania

 

We’ve set the bar high and plan to get there in a timely fashion. As more and more organizations across Canada rid themselves of complacency in the ergonomics field, we plan to be a front runner in this upgrade in lifestyle.

 

With years of data piling up, the health risks associated with sitting, standing or typing for an extended period of time are more apparent than ever. While the detractors will attempt to hang on to antiquated office arrangements...


What are the Benefits of Ergonomics?

What are the Benefits of Ergonomics?

What are the Benefits of Ergonomics?

1. Reduces Physical Discomfort

When you implement effective ergonomic strategies in the workplace, employees will experience less discomfort.  
 
Additionally, with a proper ergonomic set up, this means that employees are at less risk of developing musculoskeletal problems and carpal tunnel. 
 

2. Increases Productivity

Taking frequent breaks can increase productivity - it’s science!  Taking several short breaks gives your brain the chance to re-calibrate and then make better and faster decisions.  

The best tool you can use to help remind you...


What Can Ergonomists do For YOU?

What Can Ergonomists do For YOU?

Ergonomists are people that hold many different hats within their scope of practice. It’s quite impressive!  Their multifaceted approach gives them the capability to unravel basic to complex workspace difficulties, and turn them into well-oiled powerhouses. 
 
Sounds like a fairy-tale doesn’t it? Let us let you in on a little secret on how they manage to help your office reach a higher level of productivity. 
 

Knowledge

 
The information that Ergonomists use to build their practice on is scientifically based. This means that every suggestion they make for your workspace is backed up by an incredible...


How To Best Use A Sit/Stand Desk

How To Best Use A Sit/Stand Desk

How To Best Use A Sit/Stand Desk

Are you sitting for longer periods every day? Research shows that our bodies are used to moving around and being active on a regular basis. Just sitting all day is unnatural.
 
This is why the sit/stand desk was brought in.

To help you get up on your feet, let’s take a look into how to get the most out of a sit/stand desk.


Pay Attention to the Height Adjustments

Sitting or standing, posture is always important. With a standing desk, you want your elbows are at the same...