Fit4Work Blog

Seated or Standing Desk – Which Works for You?

2017-09-11T21:28:49+00:00

Do You Sit at a Desk ALL Day? If you work at a desk you’re probably aware of the risks that are involved in sitting all day long. A sedentary working life can cause havoc on your health, with stiff shoulders and back ache causing problems for many. However, there’s a darker side to sitting [...]

Seated or Standing Desk – Which Works for You? 2017-09-11T21:28:49+00:00

Does Manual Handling Training Have to Be Boring?

2017-09-11T20:22:32+00:00

The importance of Manual Handling Training Health and safety is an essential part of any employees training and working life. Without manual handling training the employee is at risk of harming themselves and others around them. Not everyone enjoys the training process but does manual handling training have to be boring? Not at all! Engaging [...]

Does Manual Handling Training Have to Be Boring? 2017-09-11T20:22:32+00:00

What to Expect in Your Return to Work Interview

2017-08-16T14:33:12+00:00

Returning to Work after Illness or Injury Returning to work from an illness or injury can be daunting. After a significant period away from your colleagues or duties, it’s completely normal to feel anxious. Common reservations such as the possibility of an overloaded inbox or details of your personal life being discussed, would make anyone [...]

What to Expect in Your Return to Work Interview 2017-08-16T14:33:12+00:00

How a DSE Assessment Can Prevent Against the Most Common Types of Repetitive Strain Injury

2017-08-14T17:59:35+00:00

Why undertake a DSE Assessment? Nothing is more important to a company’s operations than the good health of its staff. Especially in our increasingly automated world. In order to create the best possible working environment for office dwellers, both comfortable and engaging, a proper DSE assessment must be undertaken. What Equipment Does a DSE Assessment [...]

How a DSE Assessment Can Prevent Against the Most Common Types of Repetitive Strain Injury 2017-08-14T17:59:35+00:00

The Importance of an Effective ‘Toolbox Talk’ in the Workplace

2017-07-18T12:11:09+00:00

What is a Toolbox Talk? Despite the name, this is not an opportunity for you to brag about your new cordless drill. No, a Toolbox Talk is an informal group dialogue that focuses on a specific safety issue. These discussions can be used to promote your particular department’s safety culture or to highlight a precise [...]

The Importance of an Effective ‘Toolbox Talk’ in the Workplace 2017-07-18T12:11:09+00:00

The Benefit of Pilates in the Workplace

2017-07-11T15:35:43+00:00

Are you thinking of introducing a new exercise routine within your workplace? Good! This is a very responsible and beneficial task to undertake! Busy modern life can mean anything but being physically busy these days, especially if you work in an office. This involves lots of mental strain but hardly any movement. Prolonged periods of [...]

The Benefit of Pilates in the Workplace 2017-07-11T15:35:43+00:00

Helping Someone Who Has Fallen

2017-06-21T17:00:43+00:00

Falling down is an experience that many of us are able to get back up from, almost immediately. For many others, such as the elderly, this isn’t so easy or anywhere near as quick. People may fall down for any number of reasons, from simple accidents to poor health issues and old age. Fracture of [...]

Helping Someone Who Has Fallen 2017-06-21T17:00:43+00:00

Deskercise! 6 Workouts You Can Do at Your Desk!

2017-06-21T17:00:43+00:00

There are millions of office workers all across the UK, working long hours Monday-to-Friday stuck at their desks and engrossed in computer screens. This is a way of life that ensures many of us can put a roof above our heads. But in reality, this has damaging effects on our bodies. The human body is [...]

Deskercise! 6 Workouts You Can Do at Your Desk! 2017-06-21T17:00:43+00:00

Why Should You Consider Using an Ergonomic Mouse?

2017-06-21T17:00:43+00:00

Ergonomic mice are designed for people, not just computers. They are designed with the contours of the human hand in mind. This allows a user to manipulate the mouse in a more natural, almost handshake position. Allowing for a more natural hand position alleviates any unnecessary tension and stress from your muscles or tendons. This [...]

Why Should You Consider Using an Ergonomic Mouse? 2017-06-21T17:00:43+00:00

Beware of The Office Feeder!

2017-06-21T17:00:43+00:00

Are you an office feeder? Are you the wrecker of waistlines, the diet destroyer and the cause of all new year resolution setbacks? Do you simply love to bake or bake to love? Using cake as a way of winning office friends? Putting them under incessant pressure to accept your delicious treats? You may think [...]

Beware of The Office Feeder! 2017-06-21T17:00:43+00:00