Conseils Ergonomiques

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Post-Lunch Lethargy: How to Avoid Feeling Sleepy After Eating

If you're feeling sleepy after eating, here's how to beat the post-lunch slump. 

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Green Energy: The 8 Best Indoor Office Plants

Office plants can a fun, economical way to spruce up your business. For attractive, low-maintenance plants, check out the eight best indoor office plants. 

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Most Plants Don't Thrive in the Dark (Your Employees Won't Either): A Guide to Office Lighting

Lighting and productivity are inter-related. Lighting in the workplace can affect employee efficiency and their long term health. 

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Mind Your Manners: 5 Open-Office Etiquette Tips That Are Easy-to-Implement

Developing rules around open-office etiquette will transform the productivity in your workplace. Here are five easy-to-implement tips to get started. 

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Why (And How to) Use Gender-Neutral Language in the Workplace

U.S. workers increasingly expect tolerance from their employers. Gender-neutral language signals gender parity in the workplace. 

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The Truth About How Sleep Deprivation Affects Work Performance

Lack of productivity can be costly to a company, but do you know how sleep deprivation affects work performance? Get the facts about fatigue at work. 

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He/She/They: Gender Identity and Expression in the Workplace

Where just 3 percent of Fortune 500 companies had a gender identity policy or protections in 2002, 82 percent of them did in 2017. Here's how you can, too. 

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ZZZZ...Nap Pods at Work: Why Smart Companies Allow Napping at Work

What would happen if a company encouraged nap pods at work as a means to get rest during the workday? Learn about this new trend and ways to implement it. 

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Blue Light Blocking Lenses for Work: Are They Worth It?

Do blue light glasses work, or are they just another fad? Research shows that blue light can interfere with sleep and screen time can cause eye strain. 

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Are You (or Your Employees) in Sleep Debt? Here Are the Telltale Signs

Your eyes are grainy and it feels like you're moving in slow motion. Yes, those are sleep deprivation signs. Here's how to solve this major problem. 

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Support for Working Parents Starts With Family-Friendly Policies

Is there a way for companies to show support for working parents in this significant period of their lives, working with them rather than against them? 

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Dollars and Sense: The Economic Burden of Worker Back Pain

The risk associated with work-related back pain can be greatly reduced by enhanced focus on the OSHA ergonomics standard and other common sense guidelines. 

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Why You Should Offer Your Employees a Gym Membership Benefit

Why should companies offer their workers a gym membership employee benefit? 

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Workplace Ergonomics and ISO Certification

ISO 6385, ISO 10075 and ISO 27500 certifications allow organizations to take a methodical approach toward meeting approved ergonomic standards. Awareness of the importance of ergonomics in the workplace has grown in recent decades as one solution to problems associated with repetitive and stress-related disorders.

Dangerous or even merely unhealthy work environments feed longer term challenges that are harmful to employees and costly to employers. The American Institute of Stress cites multiple studies showing that 40 percent of employees find their job very stressful, and 25 percent view their jobs as the main source of stress in their lives. This stress leads to more health problems, higher levels of absenteeism and employee fatigue, and disengagement directly tied to productivity.

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How to Improve Self-Esteem

The effects of low self-esteem can affect career advancement. Here's how to improve self-esteem on an individual and company-wide level. 

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Going Green at Work: Your Guide to Sustainability in the Workplace

Sustainability in the workplace brings multiple benefits to companies including improved engagement, heightened innovation and lower costs. 

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Can Employee's Poor Use of Ergonomic Office Furniture Lead to Workers' Compensation Payout?

Ergonomic office furniture can introduce new risks even as it solves for old problems. These tips will help prevent new workers' compensation claims. 

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Achoo! Cold and Flu Season in the Office: How to Stay Healthy

In the midst of cold and flu season, employers are working at preventing cold and flu in the workplace. Here are four practical steps to remember. 

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How Office Design Affects Employee Recruitment

Attracting the right employee population has a variety of facets, but have you ever considered the relationship between office design and recruitment? 

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Free Snacks in the Workplace Go Beyond a Bag of Chips

Follow these important guidelines to providing healthy work snacks your employees will actually enjoy. 

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Is Your Wellness Program Causing Employees to Gain Weight?

In an era of spiraling healthcare costs and unhealthy habits, the employee wellness program is a way to help curb costs and drive healthier choices. 

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Celebrating a Diverse Workforce While Being Sensitive to All Customs and Beliefs

A diverse workforce is one of the most important things on the agenda for business leaders because it can lead to better business outcomes. 

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Social Anxiety and the Office Environment

Social anxiety is a common disorder of mental health in the workplace. Treatments are available, and managers and coworkers can help. 

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Food Allergies in the Workplace

Offering healthy snacks in the office? How to make your workplace safe for your employees with food allergies in the office. 

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What Inclement Weather Means for Your Office

Inclement weather, winter weather impact and other hazards can pose dangers to your employees. Here's how to protect them in the most effective way. 

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How Employers Can Help Support Wellness Resolutions in the New Year

How can you improve health and safety in the workplace by supporting employee resolutions? 

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Is an Unlimited Vacation Time Policy Right for Your Workplace?

It sounds like every employee's dream job perk: unlimited vacation days. But is it right for your workplace? Here are a few things to consider. 

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What Happens When Your Company's Meeting Room Gets a Fitness Facelift?

How can you make your meeting room design more supportive of employee wellness? 

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Making Your Workplace Fitness-Friendly Yet Inclusive

How can you use wellness programs to create a health and inclusive work environment? 

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Change Management: How HR Professionals Can Effectively Disseminate Information

In the business world, nothing is older than the concept of change. Employers have long struggled with change management, but research shows a clear path. 

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