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2012-12-20 05:00:21

The Focal Locus Workstation improves on the concept of the standing desk with a responsive design that effortlessly adapts to the way we work in the digital age. (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 Focal Upright Furniture is pleased to announce it has won the 2012 ErgoExpo Attendees' Choice Award. 2012 marked the 18th annual ErgoExpo, the largest ergonomics event in the nation. Attendees include professional ergonomists as well as health, safety, productivity and risk management professionals...

2012-12-16 05:01:29

We've Got Your Back, a back store in Los Gatos for ergonomic seating, is featuring healthy gift specials. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) December 15, 2012 We've Got Your Back is currently offering healthy gift specials to combat the sweets and the stress of family gatherings. Such healthy gift options include the HT 1360 CirQlation® Foot-and-Calf Massager® Elite, which can provide daily foot and calf massages. The Los Gatos fitness training and back store is featuring a $100 discount on this...

2012-12-12 05:19:58

The Pittsburgh-based office furniture retail company, Office Chairs Unlimited, has published an infographic to illustrate proper office ergonomics and provide some key features to look for when deciding on an office chair. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 For the standard 9-5 office worker, sitting in the right chair can make a huge impact on the individual´s overall health and comfort. With new research constantly coming out about the dangers of sitting stationary for too...

2012-12-03 21:00:38

As U.S. health care goes high tech, spurred by $20 billion in federal stimulus incentives, the widespread adoption of electronic medical records and related digital technologies is predicted to reduce errors and lower costs — but it is also likely to significantly boost musculoskeletal injuries among doctors and nurses, concludes a Cornell University ergonomics professor in two new papers. The repetitive strain injuries, he said, will stem from poor office layouts and improper use of...


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