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View from a boat across the water to a jetty with bush covered hills on the shoreline

Making an action plan is an important first step to take when looking at practical ways to have a more harmonious work/life balance. In this blog I explore practical ways to achieve a greater sense of balance between your work and home life in part two of my blog series. Click here to check out ...

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men playing table tennis in an office setting

Recent research by Prof Kim Burton, an independent occupational health researcher in the UK, has shown that despite businesses reducing serious workplace injuries over the last century, that there are still a significant number of common health problems such as depression, back pain, musculoskeletal pain, and anxiety, which affect people at work. These conditions may ...

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Passengers standing on the platform waiting to board one of Auckland's new electric, ergonomically designed trains at Britomart station.

For those of us who work in an office, it’s easy to forget that workspaces and workplaces come in all shapes, sizes and locations. I was reminded of this recently when I went up to the Human Factors and Ergonomics conference in Auckland. Delegates included a number of academics from the field of ergonomy as ...

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