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Creative Activities Outside Of Work Can Improve Job

Creative Activities Outside Of Work Can Improve Job Performance

San Francisco State University Out-of-office pursuits can boost areas such as problem solving, helping others, study finds Employees who pursue creative activities outside of work may find that these activities boost their performance on the...

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2014-04-09 23:27:52

Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT®), an award-winning evidence-based practice, is found remarkably successful in improving the lives of behaviorally disturbed and at-risk deaf youth and their families. The Family Therapy Training Institute of Miami is effectively training family therapists who use sign language to provide BSFT, showing yet another dimension of BSFT’s flexibility within minority cultures. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 The Family Therapy Training Institute...

2014-04-08 23:32:50

BioFit Engineered Products, a globally recognized manufacturer of ergonomic seating solutions, announced today the launch of the Trend – the latest offering from its bimos by BioFit Collection™. Designed with versatility and comfort in mind, the Trend was developed for use in a variety of workplaces, including office, education, healthcare, laboratory and industrial environments. BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 BioFit Engineered Products, a globally recognized manufacturer...

2014-02-25 23:31:28

ARC Ergonomics in San Diego California is a major supplier of ergonomic products and assistive devices. The ergonomic dealer has been distributing HealthPostures sit stand solutions for more than 10 years and is helping HealthPostures reach record sales. Burnsville MN (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 HealthPostures,a leading designer of sit/stand solutions, is pleased to announce that ARC Ergonomics, a long term HealthPostures distributor, has been named as its Ergonomic Dealer of the Year....

2013-12-02 16:22:55

DES PLAINES, Ill., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The rise of work-place injuries related to musculoskeletal disorders, which is costing U.S. businesses more than $20 billion a year, may be reduced if companies included ergonomic risk assessments as part of their occupational health and safety management systems, according to an article in the December issue of Professional Safety. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) represent one-third of all disabling workplace incidents and...

2013-11-20 23:33:26

Used by ergonomists and engineers worldwide, HOGGAN Scientific, LLC Announces the ergoPAK Portable Analysis Kit (measures force, angle, acceleration) with new software update, improves functionality and provides additional feedback information of real time data collection for ergonomic and engineering applications for real world job and product testing. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 ergoPAK Portable Analysis Kit by Hoggan Scientific, LLC, is the essential tool kit for...

2013-11-20 23:28:40

HealthPostures, a leading ergonomics equipment design firm, announces its attendance at the 2013 National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition in Las Vegas. HealthPostures will display its line of sit-stand ergonomic products at this year's Ergo Expo. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 HealthPostures, a leading ergonomics equipment design firm, announces its attendance at the National Ergonomics Conference and Exposition. Consistent with its long standing practices of...

2013-11-14 08:29:48

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- "4 Things to Consider When Selecting an Ergonomics Risk Assessment Tool," is the title of a new, free e-book released by Humantech, experts in workplace improvement. Using the wrong tools, or not using any, to identify ergonomic risk in the workplace, costs companies billions of dollars each year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120202/DE46950LOGO) There are a multitude of ergonomic assessment tools available - ranging from very...

2013-09-30 23:38:36

Newly released report reveals health risks for American desk-job workers who spend too much time sitting on the job and the many benefits for incorporating periodic standing into the office environment. Milwaukee, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 For American office staffers, prolonged sitting can be a health hazard. According to a white paper report by National Business Furniture, not only does it cause bodily aches and pains, it can also be the source of many serious health problems...

School Desks Causing Kids Back Pain
2013-09-23 12:15:50

[ Watch The Video: Backpacks Could Lead To Backpain ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As adults around the United States watch with schadenfreude as kids around them settle back into their school-day routines, it may concern them to know that the ergonomics of a child’s school environment are less than optimal. In fact, some kids are suffering physical consequences because of the amount of time they spend sitting at a desk or lifting heavy books. According to a...

2013-08-28 23:29:13

Health Postures LLC, designer and manufacturer of innovative sit stand ergonomic solutions, and Electronic Office Environments, an office and furniture supply company, are working to introduce employers to these resources. Minneapolis MN (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Researchers have discovered a direct correlation between employee happiness, health levels and productivity. However, this awareness is not enough. Employers must equip workers with the right resources to allow them to work safer,...