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Case study: Adapting a workstation in an Energir truck using the ZOOM

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Certain work contexts are more challenging than others when it comes to ergonomics. To ensure an efficient and safe work environment, some situations require creative use of furniture, equipment and space. For instance, think of vehicles commonly used for travel in which a small office space is set up. Comfort and posture in this case… Read more »

Why should you consider buying an adjustable table?

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Ensuring employee wellness in the workplace is increasingly important for employers. To achieve this goal, employers must provide relevant employee training, a stimulating work environment and access to the right equipment. Certain work station adjustments can also improve well-being whether you work seated in an office or in a factory, where manual work in difficult… Read more »

How to prevent RSI with an ergonomic product?

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Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are a major issue in the workplace in Quebec. Although workers in certain activity sectors are clearly more at risk, over 45 000 workers are affected by RSI each year in Quebec, all activity sectors combined.

How to choose your ergonomic office chair?

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Computerization of work over the last two decades has led to a major increase in the number of people who use a computer to accomplish everyday tasks. In fact, from 1989 to 2000, the percentage of those using a computer for work has jumped from 33% up to 57%. Most of these users work in… Read more »

Work on the floor : why an ergonomic stool is necessary?

Many jobs require workers to be on their knees to effectively undertake tasks close to the ground. Plumbers, electricians and welders for example, are likely to work in a kneeling position with limited space for movement of the trunk and upper limbs.

Why choose an ergonomic stool?

Do you experience fatigue and discomfort at the end of your work day? Many factors contribute to a loss of energy and pain such as your stress level at work, your food choices, your fitness level or past injuries…but have you ever wondered what impact your work posture has?