Ergonomics - We use our muscles, tendons, ligaments and joints to lift, carry, sit, stand, walk, move and work in a variety of ways. We often put too much demand on our bodies, causing pain and discomfort. This could also lead to a more serious injury called musculoskeletal disorder (MSD).
Use these Ergonomics Tools to ensure you don't put too much demand on your body at work:
eOfficeErgo: Ergonomics e-Learning for Office Workers
Pains & Strains in the Workplace Tool- for employers and workers
Employees who are engaged in their work are likely to be mentally and physically healthy, passionate, and emotionally committed to their work and to their organization. As well, statistics have shown that a positive work environment results in reduced rates of absenteeism, stress levels, injuries and illnesses, while showing increased rates of morale and job satisfaction.