Sitting for a long time is not good for the body. Sitting with bad posture for a long time is even worse.
As an employer who provides group benefits to employees, these behaviors should be important to you and your bottom line. If your employees develop injuries at work, it costs your company money through increased disability claims and more absences. It can also have a negative effect on company morale.
Encouraging your employees to take micro-breaks to stretch and move around, and educating employees on having good posture while seated are important ways to mitigate injuries and accidents. After all, employees are your most valuable resource.
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