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The Human Side Week 15: Australia's 'Healthy Building Movement' to improve office design

Posted by Annette Davis on 31 March 2017 | 0 Comments

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Green Building Council of Australia’s (GBCA) new partnership with the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™), announced last year at the Green Cities 2016 conference in Sydney, highlights the recent healthy building movement in Australia.

At the moment, workplaces that integrate ‘health’ into their design aren't easy to find. It is hoped that the introduction of the International WELL Building Institute will improve workplace design for Australians.

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The Human Side: Week 6 - Encourage Physical Activity in Ergonomics for Health and Productivity

Posted by Mary Beth Caccitolo on 30 October 2013 | 0 Comments

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Technology has made us the most sedentary humans in history and new devices as well as work settings are putting us in postures that compromise our health.  One of the most important factors that will provide a high return on the investment in your workplace and people is promoting employee physical health and well-being because of it's direct effect on work performance. The solution is simple to help manage the negative health effects and doesn’t come with the price tag of the latest, most advanced “ergonomic” product.

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