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Workplace Posture and Performance

Don’t develop a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD) because of the way you sit at work. Check yourself. The common sitting mistakes are slouching, crossing your legs, leaning forward, and sitting too long. Don’t settle into a posture that just feels relaxed; instead, check whether it is also ergonomically safe and preventive. Here’s some motivation: One study found that proper posture at work can help you think more confidently, and this may lead to greater productivity and benefits for you and your employer. That’s additional motivation to check yourself! Learn more here.


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