IS WORKING FROM HOME CAUSING TECH NECK?

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''Tech neck’’ a term used to describe neck discomfort associated with technology use, is becoming more prominent. We have really seen the effect of this is this year, likely due to the emergence of laptops as our weapon of choice for remote working. Laptops and smartphones blur the line between…

EMPLOYEES SAFETY WHILE WORKING FROM HOME

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Last week we discussed some of the typical risks associated with the home office. For employers, the task of ensuring employees' safety while working is more complex when the office is remote. To start with, maintaining close communication with employees and creating agreed-upon protocols to report issues works well. Safety…

SHOULD I BE STANDING AS I WORK?

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Despite what you may have heard or read, not everyone needs a standing desk! A standing desk is not the answer to all the problems associated with sedentary office work. For example, a standing desk alone, is unlikely to help you lose weight.   Let us dispel the myth that…

SAFETY AND WORKING FROM HOME

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The workplace as we know it has changed. Safety in the workplace has also changed. The reality of full time working from home has materialised for many of us this year. A welcome change for many - not so much for others! Safety when working from home, however, cannot be…