Sitting Disease: New Evidence and Strategies for a Healthier Workplace

Presenter: Josh Kerst, principal ergonomist,  Safco Products Company

The amount of time we spend in sedentary positions on any given day has dramatically increased over the last 25 years. Most people spend the majority of their daytime hours at work in a seated position, which has resulted in a wide variety of serious health risks. Ergonomist Josh Kerst will share the historical impact of the chair on our bodies and how it has shaped our perception. With overwhelming evidence supporting the need for movement within the work environment we can no longer ignore these risks. Find out what steps your organization should take to address this concern in this session and learn ways to positively impact performance and safety with a measurable ROI. 

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