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Mon 9 Nov 2020

5 Tips for Duty of Care and Boost Productivity!

Human Resources and Career Advice
Prolonged sitting for hours on end can lead to detrimental health risks like cardiovascular diseases and type 2 diabetes, as well as decreases in productivity and overall mood.


Even, if you are aware of the risks, and want to get up regularly, it can be easy to forget. 



Fortunately, there are many digital solutions available that can give that gentle nudge or prompt to change posture and ensure you move more when you work. 

Time Out 

Time Out allows you to set two kinds of breaks; a normal break and a micro break so you can remember not to tense up too much for long periods. When it’s time to stop looking at your computer screen the screen display will fade away. 

Tomato Timer 

Tomato Timer uses The Pomodoro method which is a simple process for time management that has proven to boost productivity. The method has a start, stop and reset buttons present and is easy to navigate and use. 

Stand Up

Stand Up is a free app that allows you to set your break intervals throughout your day according to your work schedule. It allows full customization for when your work starts, ends, break times and stand timers. 

Drink Water

Drink Water app notifies and reminds you to drink water whenever needed. It is a simple app with attractive graphic displays to demonstrate your hydration level and daily consumption. 

Eye care 2020 

Eye care 2020 is a mobile app to relieve this eye strain using an age-old technique: The 20-20-20 rule. This rule suggests that after every 20 minutes the user should take a break for at least 20 seconds and look at objects that are 20 feet away.  

We are here to help! Call or visit our website today at www.thehrpeople.com.au  

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