How to Create a Workplace Risk Assessment

How to Create a Workplace Risk Assessment

A Workplace Risk Assessment is a document that outlines what risks there are at your specific place of business, what problems those risks can create, what the probability is that something bad will happen, what you plan to do to mitigate the risk, and a follow-up section on how your plan is working or could […]

5 Tips to Combat Standing Fatigue at the Office

5 Tips to Combat Standing Fatigue at the Office

Some workplaces have employees that spend long hours standing. In some offices, this is a daily event, and in others these long hours standing wax and wane during the year depending on exterior events like tax season or holiday shopping or internal events like big sales or product deadlines. Whatever the reasons are that your […]

Your Corporate Wellness Action Plan

Your Corporate Wellness Action Plan

A Corporate Wellness Action Plan is something that wasn’t very important 20 or 30 years ago. But with increasing numbers of Millennials coming into the workplace—a younger generation that views the workplace as a reflection of its own values—a Corporate Wellness Action Plan is pretty standard today. So, what should be included in a Corporate […]

Is It Time to Replace Your Mats?

anti-fatigue mat

It’s kind of shocking that about 25% of all reported workplace accidents involve a slip, trip, or fall. And it’s hard to believe that falling down is the second leading cause of death after motor vehicle accidents. But having mats at your place of business is an easy and inexpensive way to mitigate that slip, […]

Prevention of Overexertion in the Workplace

Workplace Overexertion

You might be surprised to learn that overexertion in the workplace is the number one cause of workplace injuries and accounts for about one-quarter of all workplace injuries and claims. So how do these workplace injuries from overexertion happen, and how can they be prevented? Causes of Workplace Overexertion Doing a job in an awkward […]

Choosing the Right Classroom Floor Mats

Choosing the Right Classroom Floor Mats

If you haven’t considered it yet, it’s a really good idea to put floor mats in your classroom. Here are all the reasons why: Mats are easy to clean. It’s much more difficult to clean wall-to-wall carpeting. Mats will dampen sound in the room. We know that noise pollution is detrimental to the learning environment […]

Benefits of Sit or Stand Desks and Their Appropriate Flooring Solutions

sit or stand desks

There’s a new trend in office ergonomics which is sit or stand desks. We’re going to take a look at the benefits of offering sit or stand desks to your employees, and what the best flooring solutions are for these areas. Some—but not all—of the benefits Employees are happier if they can move around. No […]

Tips for Improving Office Ergonomics

Tips for Improving Office Ergonomics

The old expression, “happy wife, happy life” could easily apply to the office, as in “happy employees, happy boss” even if it doesn’t rhyme. Why? Because happy employees are more productive, and more productive employees spell greater profits. There are some easy ways to make your employees happier. Improving employee comfort will improve office efficiency. […]

Benefits of Anti-Fatigue Mats

Anti-Fatigue Mat

Perhaps you’ve noticed that if you stand for a long time on a hard surface like concrete, your legs and your back start to hurt. This type of musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) is very common in the workplace. By some estimates, MSD’s account for more than 40 percent of lost-time compensation claims. That’s where anti-fatigue mats […]

How Leaders Prevent Employee Burnout

employee burnout

Is employee burnout disrupting the morale and productivity of your business? As a business owner or executive, helping employees cope with career stress is crucial. According to the 2016 Workplace Index from Staples Business Advantage, 50 percent of millennials, 40 percent of Gen X and 35 percent of Baby Boomers say employee burnout motivates them […]