When you perform a Google search for “gaming chairs” and sift through the images, you’ll be met with a plethora of eye-catching, brightly coloured leather seats featuring wings and plush cushions. At first glance, gaming chairs may seem more comfortable than traditional “ergonomic” office chairs, with their array of knobs and levers. But let’s delve […]
This article reviews how our ergonomists "see" the hazards present in a home office, during our virtual assessment process.
Office footwear may appear to be an unconventional topic for an ergonomics blog, but shoes are quite important in creating a comfortable and productive workspace. While industrial and non-slip footwear are more commonly associated with ergonomics, what you wear on your feet during office hours can impact your overall well-being and work efficiency. Why your […]
This article reviews some of the most common sit/stand desks available.
I can’t honestly say that I’ve suffered a strain/sprain injury, but I know the early signs when I see them. I have the advantage of an education and 30+ years of experience, so I’m able to avoid the progression of such an issue. (Physician, heal thyself! Ergonomist, fix thine workstation!) I can, however, report that, […]
For most of us, home office workstations started as a “temporary” gig during a period of uncertainty and turmoil. In the beginning, that home office space felt like an oasis of Zen amid household chaos. Initially at least, this approach worked for many of us. We could retreat to our closet or basement “home office” […]
If you plan to scoop ice cream for an endless line of hungry humans this holiday weekend, your wrists will be screaming for attention. This article includes some tips, and a review of a new scooping tool, said to improve scooping posture. Before you begin scooping, a few tips: Everyone has a favourite ice cream […]