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3 tips from a health coach to staying active and healthy when working from home

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Guides & Tools
Country
Australia
Languages
English
Provider
Be Upstanding

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Description

Description: 

This short blog provides advice on active strategies to prioritise healthy activity that can fit into your work at home schedule. This can be beneficial even if you participate in a regular physical activity. The tips are divided into 3 areas: Setting up a proper work environment; taking active breaks; and moving more while sitting.

3 tips from a health coach to staying active and healthy when working from home

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Static postures - sitting
Teleworking
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Prevention measures: 
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Training/guidance (for workers)
Exercises
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Home workers
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Prevention
Sedentary work
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020