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July 15 2011 Ergonomics Newsletter

The Ergonomics website at often focuses on sitting: What's the best chair, what is good sitting posture, etc. Today's article deals with standing - focusing on Prolonged Standing. Use the link below to get to the article.

Argument Against Prolonged Standing:

Standing has some benefits, but it also has some physical drawbacks. Even in a job where standing makes the task easier, there are some other things that need to be considered in designing the job.

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virginia hixson, Ergonomics Editor

Virginia Hixson is a Certified Professional Ergonomist and a Project Management Professional working in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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