January 2019

Helping Employees Stay Healthy

It’s widely acknowledged that jobs which involve a lot of sitting have an impact on an individual’s health. This sedentary behaviour can potentially cause musculoskeletal problems such as neck, shoulder and lower back pain and also increase the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity and certain types of cancer. However, there are a number of ways to combat the health risks associated with a sedentary job. In particular, this involves moving the body more often, regardless of its intensity and duration.