It’s a normal thing to stretch before you go for a run or before you start a game. People are aware of the benefits and reasons to do this. The same benefits from stretching apply in day to day work life. Whether in an office or on a worksite, being “ready” for work can increase productivity and minimise risk of injury. A tailored Workplace Stretching Program can greatly reduce musculoskeletal disorders and work injuries.
Workplace Stretching Programs – In the medical world this is called proactive approach to health and injuries, a preventative tactic to minimise risk of injury and musculoskeletal conditions in the workplace. Consequently minimising cost by reducing the frequency of worker compensation claims and time lost due to injury.
Every workplace is different and involves different daily tasks, just as the predominant muscles groups used for a specific job would be different. Here at ABILITY GROUP / HEALTH ABILITY we can tailor a Workplace Stretching Program to specifically for your workplace and workers various roles. With this strategy in place, employees tend to carry this proactive approach into their everyday life. A healthy worker outside of work makes for a happy and healthy worker whilst at work.