Workplace Health

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  • Back Problems: Proper Lifting

    Lists common lifting mistakes. Offers basic rules to protect your back when lifting. Includes links to pictures on proper lifting technique and more extensive info on low back pain and herniated disc.

  • Back to Work?

  • Black Lung Disease

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    Discusses carpal tunnel syndrome, a condition caused by pressure on the median nerve. Covers causes and symptoms such as tingling or numbness in the hand, forearm, or wrist. Discusses what increases your risk. Covers nonsurgical and surgical treatment.

  • Coping With Osteoarthritis

    When you find out that you have osteoarthritis, you may be scared and worried about how it may change your life, work, and relationships. It's hard to know how fast your arthritis may progress. Your symptoms may come and go, stay the same, or get worse over time. Some days...

  • Ergonomics: Exercises to Do While Sitting

    Learn seated exercises you can do at work or at home that can help you relieve stress and strain.

  • Ergonomics: Setting Up Your Work Area

    Learn how your work area affects your health and safety and how to set it up.

  • Ergonomics: Using Your Computer

    Get tips on how to set up and use your computer in a way that prevents aches and pains.

  • How Your Body Reacts to Stress

    Learn how your body responds to stress and why chronic stress is hazardous to your health.

  • Interactive Tool: What Is Your Stress Level?

    Interactive tool gauges your stress level based on the number of life changes you have had recently. Discusses what your score means from low to high stress. Includes next steps and links to more information on managing stress.

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