Learn about "sitting disease" and what to do about it from ergonomist, Linda Miller (No Harm Podcast Episode 18)
Many health care professionals recommend doing whatever you can to avoid a sedentary lifestyle, at home and at work. They say that failure to move around during the day can result in what's known as "Sitting Disease" and all of the complications of metabolic syndrome.
What can you do about it in your own work life? Listen-in as Marv interviews Linda Miller, an occupational therapist, certified ergonomist and president of EWI Works. Linda has almost 30 years of experience consulting with major Canadian corporations and multi-nationals, so she really knows her stuff. They talk about standing desks, walking meetings and other useful tactics.
No Harm is the health and safety podcast for HSE professionals. We explore issues and initiatives to help you sharpen your professional skills and better understand emerging issues. The No Harm Podcast is hosted by Marvin Polis of Stimulant Strategies and Productions, a veteran producer of HSE video productions and publications for municipalities and corporations. Marvin talks to guests who share your passion for safety at work and beyond.
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