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Whether you’re in HR, the WHS officer, a manager/supervisor or a worker, our ageing workforce impacts you. It’s one of the biggest issues facing Australia today, and requires targeted management. A large percentage of the Australian workforce are over 65. They bring extremely valuable knowledge and experience to the workplace, however they also face age-specific…

Recently our Marketing Manager, Angela, tried out the Ergo Office Chair for a few days. We sat down with her to find out what she thought. The Good: The Ergo chair was very comfortable. It is fully adjustable (back, seat slide, seat tilt, height of seat and armrests) so with a few quick tweaks, it…

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….

Remote technologies and flexible working arrangements mean that more employees are working from home offices. But while the flexibility for employees is seen as a perk, as an employer, it’s your responsibility to make sure that home offices meet ergonomic safety standards. Here’s our top tips on how you can set up a safe and productive home…

Workplace injuries in Australia are estimated to cost more than $60 billion per year – but the true of workplace injuries stretches well beyond, with the cost of medical and legal expenses. At Dohrmann Consulting, we see too many workplace injuries that could be avoided. And prevention is better than cure. So for the office…

We see too many workplace injuries that could be avoided. And prevention is better than cure. Here is a four-step checklist that you can carry out at your workstation, to make sure you’re comfortable, safe and productive at the office. STEP 1: Your Chair Push your hips as far back as they can go in…

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