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Sitting Is a Silent Killer: Help Employees Avoid Sedentary Risks in the Workplace
Sitting Is a Silent Killer: Help Employees Avoid Sedentary Risks in the Workplace
While you might envision a high-risk workplace as one that places employees in frequently hazardous situations—such as handling machinery, dealing with dangerous substances or performing heavy lifting—recent research revealed that sedentary behaviour (e.g. sitting for extended periods) is one of the largest culprits of work-related injury and ill-health. Indeed, over 80 per cent of UK office...