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Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Jan 16, 2017
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety: Ergonomics - Working in a Sitting Position

Choose from the subtopics listed on the left sidebar relating to all aspects of the ergonomics of working in a seated position including selecting chairs, working in stand/sit positions and more as provided by CCOHS.

Source: CCOHS

Feb 01, 2015
CCOHS Working in a Sitting Position

The topic page provided by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, addresses the consequences and solutions of jobs involving sitting.

Source: CCOHS

Feb 01, 2014
The health hazards of sitting

What exactly goes wrong in our bodies when we park ourselves for nearly eight hours per day, the average for a U.S. adult?

Source: Washington Post

Oct 01, 2012
Reducing Occupational Sitting Time and Improving Worker Health: The Take-a-Stand Project, 2011

Prolonged sitting time is a health risk. We describe a practice-based study designed to reduce prolonged sitting time and improve selected health factors among workers with sedentary jobs.

Source: CDC

Jul 01, 2010
Ergonomics Today: New Study - Time Spent Sitting Linked to Higher Risk of Death

This July 23, 2010 quick news article summarizes study released by the American Cancer Society in the American Journal of Epidemiology.

Source: Ergoweb