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Adjusting and Adapting Your Computer Workstation

Why Adjusting Your Computer Workstation is Important Fit4Work carry out many display screen assessments at some of the country’s leading organisations, helping workers maintain good physical health while carrying out duties sitting for long hours at a desk with a computer screen. You would be surprised by the number of poor workstation setups we’ve [...]

Adjusting and Adapting Your Computer Workstation

Seated or Standing Desk – Which Works for You?

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 [...]

Seated or Standing Desk – Which Works for You?

Does Manual Handling Training Have to Be Boring?

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! [...]

Does Manual Handling Training Have to Be Boring?

What to Expect in Your Return to Work Interview

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 [...]

What to Expect in Your Return to Work Interview

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

The Benefit of Pilates in the Workplace

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 [...]

The Benefit of Pilates in the Workplace

Deskercise! 6 Workouts You Can Do at Your Desk!

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 [...]

Deskercise! 6 Workouts You Can Do at Your Desk!

Why Should You Consider Using an Ergonomic Mouse?

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. [...]

Why Should You Consider Using an Ergonomic Mouse?