This issue of Cornerstones takes a look at the health and safety risks to employees in sedentary occupations.

Disturbing research in the UK reveals that office workers spend a total of a full 67 days a year sat at their desk on average. This level of “inactivity” can lead or contribute to a range of serious health effects.

We look at some of the facts behind these side effects and look at how employers can encourage better practice in the workplace to help avoid these risks.



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