Tag: "Office Ergonomics"


Research Says Sitting For Long Hours a Health Hazard

Australian employers could be breaching workplace health and safety laws by requiring “excessive sitting” by workers, according to Perth-led research in the Medical Journal of Australia. Research undertaken by Curtin University warn 75 per cent of office workdays were spent sitting, including multiple unbroken stints of at least 30 minutes. According to the research paper […]


Public Comment and Consultation

Public comment period open for five new model Codes of Practice: Five new national work health and safety model Codes of Practice are currently open for public comment. They are: Safe Design, Manufacture, Import and Supply of Plant Working in the Vicinity of Overhead and Underground Electrical Lines Traffic Management in Workplaces Scaffolding Work Formwork […]


Workplace Safety for Your Bum

It’s a different, and even perhaps a slightly irreverent title. The intent was to get your attention, because the comfort and care of our nether regions seem to be a topic that goes …


Acceptable Workplace Temperatures

One of the research queries we received was in regards to acceptable temperatures within an office environment.

The Australian Standard AS 1837 – 1976 Code of Practice for Application of Ergonomics …


Office Exercises and Stretches

We’ve received a request for some simple stretching exercises as a follow-up to the Office Work Breaks for a Healthy Mind and Body article. So here’s some more information:

If you find yourself …