It’s more challenging for people to achieve an active lifestyle if they spend 40 hours per week at a sedentary job, finds ergonomist Linda Miller.
Technology continues to make everyone’s life much easier, but it’s also making everyone more sedentary.
Recently released guidelines from Ontario's Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee address the cleaning and disinfecting challenges that housekeeping staff continue to face in healthcare facilities.
Students of Canada’s newest architecture school won’t have to venture far to see lessons from the classroom come to life. The latest addition to Laurentian
Travel Centre is taking its guests into uncharted territory with a new destination that brings together a rare mix of event, retail and work space.
There is a natural role for ergonomics to play in workplace interventions as organizations increasingly look to improve employee well-being, says Lucy Hart.
The Region of Peel plans to incorporate active design strategies at other facilities within its portfolio after a successful pilot.
The redevelopment of Women's College Hospital helped support its mandate as Ontario’s first outpatient-only, women-focused hospital.
A sensitive design intervention transformed a space once occupied by a bank into headquarters for a tech start-up, complete with co-working space.
In many workplaces, multiple workers share the same desk or standing work counter. However, not all people are of equal size.
The new Albion Library, opened earlier this summer, is the first of Toronto’s 102 branches to introduce gender-neutral washrooms.
To select the right office chair for an organization, consider price, user testing, and aesthetics.
Developing the right sit/stand strategy to include movement in the workspace is critical to supporting alert, engaged and healthy workers.
Recent research suggests that sit-stand workstations may not be the cure for 'sitting disease,' but they can help reduce musculoskeletal discomfort.
When designing a workplace, it’s important to consider all aspects of ergonomics, productivity and accessibility.
Growth is a common reason for companies to relocate. Indeed, it was one of two key drivers behind CIBC Mellon’s recent move into a Mississauga outpost.
Just as the height-adjustable desk rose to the challenge of fighting sitting as the new smoking, due to the negative health effects of sedentary work, the treadmill desk is adding movement to the mix.