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Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in Facility Management, Friday Funny, Interiors, Safety


Published on June 22, 2012 with No Comments

As the workplace demographics change and the workforce ages, facility managers tend to hear more and more complaints regarding physical discomfort. While outfitting the workstation with ergonomically correct equipment is one basic way to help solve the problem, more injured workers are feeling the need to get up and stretch on a regular basis to reduce discomfort and improve productivity.

Basic stretches include these three, which should not cause any pain. (If stretches don’t feel good, then it’s time to see a doctor!):

For those looking for some extra stretches, here are a few, courtesy of Jockular, that might help make your horrible day just a bit better (by making you laugh, at least just a little).

About Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at

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