If you like your workplace ‘edgy’, the latest trend to hit the east coast of the US is for you. Brooklyn Boulders (BKB) runs shared working spaces combined with gyms: desks are fitted with heave bars and fitness equipment, and there is even an entire rock climbing centre between the rows of workstations. “I’ll be… Read More
Office Workers Told to Stand Up for at Least 2 Hours a Day
People whose jobs are predominantly desk based should be encouraged to stand up and walk about for at least two hours during each working day, says the first UK guidance developed to reduce the health risks of prolonged sitting at work. Growing evidence has shown links between a sedentary lifestyle and an increased risk of… Read More
Office Workers, Sickness Absence & Prediction Models
Research Paper Title External Validation of Two Prediction Models Identifying Employees at Risk of High Sickness Absence: Cohort Study with 1-year Follow-up. Background Two models including age, self-rated health (SRH) and prior sickness absence (SA) were found to predict high SA in health care workers. The present study externally validated these prediction models in a population… Read More
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