When it comes to musculoskeletal discomfort, appropriate postures and equipment in the workplace are crucial to reducing the risk. However, even with the most suitable equipment and neutral supported postures, musculoskeletal discomfort and injury can, and likely will, occur if postures are maintained for too long.
In this episode, I will describe what is meant by static postures, the impact static postures can have on our musculoskeletal health and steps that can be taken to reduce the risks.
The reports referenced are:
Musculoskeletal Disorders and Prolonged Static Standing – Nicolien de Langen & Kees
Musculoskeletal Disorders and Prolonged Static Sitting – Nicolien de Langen & Kees Peereboom, OSHWiki
Promoting Moving and Exercise at Work to Avoid Prolonged Standing and Sitting – Nicolien
de Langen & Kees Peereboom, OSHWiki
Prolonged Static Sitting at Work – Nicolien de Langen & Kees Peereboom, OSHWiki
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