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OysterMouse – wired (regular size – model 5081) Over the past month, one of our engineers, Bill, has been trialling the OysterMouse. He was using the wired option, in regular size (it’s also available in wireless and large). I had a chat to Bill today about his experience with the mouse. Here’s what he had…

Most of us spend many hours in front of a computer on a daily basis. Strain injuries as a result of incorrect positioning and repetitive movements are increasing in Australia, costing businesses millions and causing discomfort for workers. Our friends over at jason.l have put together this snazzy infographic as a guide on how to position…

Here in the Dohrmann Consulting office, we’ve been trialling the VARIDESK Pro Plus 36, a work platform with adjustable height. It’s been great…here’s the details: The Good: Overall, feedback about the VARIDESK is positive. It’s easy to use and doesn’t require new furniture / fitout to transform your standard desk/workstation into a height adjustable workstation….

When an employee is returning to work after an injury, it is important that the injured worker returns safely to work, without feeling pressured to do so prematurely. It is the employer’s duty to ensure the worker should be given sufficient time to recover. Upon return, injured employees should be tasked with appropriate duties and assistance…

A recent worldwide study led by the University of Sydney has proven that lower back pain is the most commonly recorded of workplace injuries, ranking higher than any other condition including cardiac disease and depression. Often both severe and costly, back injuries can arise from a number of ergonomic exposures including heavy lifting, forceful movement,…

Most musculoskeletal or movement system disorders (MSD) are the result of a PREVENTABLE imbalance that affects the muscles, tendons, and nerves (the soft tissues) of our movement system. Each day we use our body; physical stress and strain sometimes produces microscopic wear and fatigue to our soft tissues. Normally, this fatigue is fully repaired by…

The first sign of an injury is often an ache or pain. And at your workstation, there are many aches and pains which can be relieved by simply changing your working posture or work patterns. Here are some of the most common aches and pains, and some simple tools on fixing them fast. Body part…

Here are 14 tips for avoiding overuse strain injuries. Up to 50% of industrial injuries are thought to be attributed to cumulative trauma or overuse injury. These can range from troublesome annoyances, to severe debilitation. For office, building and site managers, there are a number of steps you can take to minimise repetitive strain injury within…

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