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

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/ergonomics/sitting/

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

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/ergonomics/sitting/sitting_overview.html

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

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/health/sitting/Sitting.pdf

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

http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2012/11_0323.htm?s_cid=pcd9e154_x

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

https://ergoweb.com/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