Monthly Archives: August 2008

Increase in physical office activity helps with weight loss

A recent study that increased the daily physical activity within an office showed that workers can lose weight without losing productivity. Changes to the office included encouraging staff to conduct walking meetings, adding desks attached to treadmills and removing chairs … Continue reading

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Working in the heat – stay cool, stay hydrated

During the hot summer months outdoor workers most cope with the heat that they often can’t escape. Due to this, outdoor workers are susceptible to serious ‘heat illnesses’ including heat exhaustion and heat stroke. But it’s not only those who … Continue reading

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Defibrillators really do save lives

Dan Elms is one of hundreds of people who owe their lives to automatic external defibrillators (AEDs). He suffered a heart attack at his local gym, and was unconscious for eight minutes. Only the timely intervention of a retained fireman, … Continue reading

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Versatile Capisco solves hospital pain problem

The ever-reliable HAG Capisco chair has helped to solve a musculoskeletal issue among staff at Salisbury District Hospital. Sonographers there had reported suffering from upper limb pain and discomfort – until Posturite supplied them with the ultra-adaptable, height-adjustable Capiscos. Now … Continue reading

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