Sitting at Work Infographic

Preview image of Sitting at Work Infographic poster
English / French

27.9 cm by 43.2 cm

11 in by 17 in

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Canadians are spending more time sitting at work in low activity jobs. Those who spend long periods in a seated position on the job are at risk for injury and a variety of adverse health effects, from muscle cramps, strains and fatigue to diabetes and heart problems.

A good sitting position at work can be achieved by focusing efforts on three areas: workplace design, job design, and training. Employers can also help greatly by introducing opportunities for regular physical activity throughout the day and making it part of how work is done every day.

Share this infographic with guidance on how to work in comfort when seated, and tips to help get you out of your seat.

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