OHS Canada Magazine


Keyword
posture


  • iPain in the Neck

    February 7, 2019 by Ann Ruppenstein

    There is no turning back — digital technology and the prolific use of tablets and cellphones are here to stay. But that massive adoption of digital technology has also heralded a host of ergonomic ills stemming from bad posture, strained

  • Putting a Lid on Sedentary Lifestyle

    February 7, 2019 by Jean Lian

    The health risks arising from sedentary lifestyles have reached an epidemic level. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, Canadian adults are not physically active for most of the day, with both men and women spending almost 70 per cent of

  • A Tale of Two Sexes

    February 7, 2019 by Jean Lian

    Women have a higher risk of some musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) than men, even when both genders engage in the same tasks. Women report pain, discomfort and other MSD symptoms in the neck and upper limbs twice as often as men