Sitting or standing? Which is best?

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Sitting or standing? Which is best?

Sitting or standing? Which is best?

Type of item
Visual resources
Guides & Tools
Country
Canada
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
Institute for work & health
Provider (Original)
Institute for work & health

Description

If you’re confused by seemingly duelling headlines about the negative health effects of prolonged sitting and prolonged standing, this video may help clear things up.  In this video, scientists give their opinion on the risks of both sitting and standing.  

 

If you’re confused by seemingly duelling headlines about the negative health effects of prolonged sitting and prolonged standing, this video may help clear things up.  In this video, scientists give their opinion on the risks of both sitting and standing.  

 

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
Static postures - sitting
Static postures - standing
Health effects
MSDs unspecified
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
All (no specific group)
Prevention measures
Simple tips and measures
Purpose of the material
Guidance
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Type of visual resource
Film
Priority area
Prevention
Sedentary work
Year
2018