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Workplace

Preventing software from causing injury

May 22, 2017
New tool from the Texas A&M School of Public Health could help lower ergonomic risks

5 foods to avoid at work

September 26, 2016
Working on your health? Keep these foods away from your desk and out of the break room

Boosting productivity at work may be simple: Stand up

May 25, 2016
Research shows 46 percent increase in workplace productivity with use of standing desks

You Asked: Could a later start to the workday curb sleep deprivation?

April 27, 2016
Is it time to replace the 9 in 9-to-5 with a later hour?

Healthy legs: Preventing circulation problems on the job

November 20, 2015

Our legs go under cover as the weather turns colder – but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give them a second glance this fall and winter. Symptoms of poor circulation normally begin with your legs. Here’s why “getting your blood going” is so important for your health.

Mehta examines impact of obesity and stress on worker fatigue and injury

August 8, 2014

Job stress comes in many different forms and affects your body in various ways, including your waistline. In case you needed more good reasons to aim to seek a harmonious work environment, a recent study indicates that if you don't, you are more susceptible to fatigue and injury.

Researchers to examine ergonomic risk in interactive software design

March 21, 2014

The Office of Ergonomics Research Committee (OERC) recently awarded S. Camille Peres, Ph.D. and Ranjana Mehta, Ph.D. funding for a research project focused on office ergonomic risk assessment and mitigation, specifically that associated with interactive software usage.