Straightening Out Worker Safety Issues

We have come a long way from the dark, early days of the industrial revolution when workers were often subjected to cramped work areas, exposure to toxic materials, poor ventilation, and a total lack of basic safety procedures. Appropriate protective gear is now provided by employers, equipment is frequently monitored to ensure that it is in a safe operating state, and workers are regularly trained on proper safety procedures.  But that does not mean that there is no further room for improvement. One area that has not received enough attention is body posture. Poor posture leads to repeated, long-term strains, and ultimately injuries.

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