It’s almost here: that’s right, System Administrator Appreciation Day! Your System Administrator (Sysadmin) is the one who keeps your computer systems running, including your servers. They also ensure that your technical systems aren’t vulnerable to attack and that they run properly, while also managing users. Sometimes, your sysadmin also acts as invaluable tech support. In […]
Basic Information On Ergonomics And You
Are you just starting to learn the importance of ergonomics in your life?
Or are you looking for information to build a case to get more ergonomic computer equipment at your office? This is a great place to start. We have put together a ton of great information that can have a positive impact on your overall health.
Our smartphones are like a new appendage. We tote them with us everywhere we go, and when they’re out, we rarely take our eyes off of them. But all of that texting and staring can add up to a whole bunch of musculoskeletal and attentional difficulties, neither of which do wonders for your performance at […]
A good ergonomics program has a dramatic effect on a company’s bottom line, increasing efficiency and productivity rates and reducing the rate of absenteeism. But even a well-planned ergonomics program is only as good as its implementation. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the most common mistakes companies make in creating and […]
If you’ve made a resolution to tighten up those abs, you’re certainly not alone. Getting in shape will help you feel more energized and be more productive while at work. The benefits will radiate across all aspects of your life. Let’s talk about fitness. While your motivation may be high in the springtime, finding time […]
Goldtouch announces its love for ergonomic interventions. If you saw this stream across your news feed, you probably wouldn’t be all that surprised. After all, it’s not like we’ve kept our love affair with ergonomic interventions particularly well-hidden. We’ve told you why we think they’re important, what should be on your checklist as you conduct […]
This is it, folks! Our final installment of My iPad is Killing Me!. So far, we’ve looked at the problems of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS), Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs), musculoskeletal disorders, and so much more. Today we’ll wrap things up with our final two problems in the series. We hope you’ve enjoyed it and that […]
Throughout the month of March, we’ve profiled the many ways that our digital technology — as revolutionary and (positively) life changing as it may be — routinely puts our bodies and brains at risk. Today, we continue the series with two more serious problems. Let’s dive in! Problem 7: Computer Vision Syndrome and Headaches Have […]
From carpal tunnel syndrome to CVS (Computer Vision Syndrome) and everything in between, there’s a reason that Repetitive Strain Injuries are among the most common office place injuries: our bodies just weren’t made to do one thing all day. And while construction and manufacturing may steal the ergonomic injury headlines in terms of degree of […]
In our last installment of, My iPad is Killing Me!, we discussed the problems of addiction and hearing loss. Today we dive back in — or perhaps it’s more accurate to say we’ll roll sluggishly off of the couch, because today we’re talking about technology’s role in sleep disruption and lack of movement. Ready to […]
This month, we’ve taken a page out of ergonomist Kathy Espinoza’s book, and we’re taking a look at the many problematic effects that today’s greatest technologies have on our bodies. In part 1, we looked at Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs) and posture. Today we’ll direct our compasses northward to the ears and the brain. Let’s […]