Working from Home Support

Helping you to stay comfortable and healthy when working from home.

Whether you work from home or in the office, PIRSA takes your health, well-being and safety seriously.

Working from Home – Workstation Set Up Modules  

 

Module 1: Musculoskeletal Disorders

Module 2: Workstation setup

Module 3: Stretching

Complete the checklist

Download the checklist (button above) and email the completed form to your manager. For further tips click here.

A short message from Russell (Pinnacle Physiotherapist) 

 

Sitting is the new smoking? Lets fix that!

The home office environment is very different to what most of us are used to. The lack of structure, reduced commuting and the absence of co-worker interaction can lead to us spending more and more time in periods of uninterrupted sitting. This educational video looks at the potential negative health effects of prolonged sitting, along with some simple proactive strategies you can implement to help reduce your risk.

Improve your focus, stress and anxiety levels – lets try (box) breathing    

With all the uncertainty and unease around at the moment, we can all be forgiven for being a little anxious, lacking in focus and stressed. This video looks at a short and simple technique involving focussing and regulating one breathing. Box Breathing can be used anywhere to assist in relieving anxiety as well as improving focus.

Shoulder, elbows and wrists are all working hard at home. Here’s how to show them you care

With people working more and more from home, their shoulders, elbows, wrists and hands may experiencing more stress and strain. This video looks at how ensuring your keyboard and mouse are optimally positioned, along with the addition of some convenient stretches, can help ensure you avoid any unnecessary discomfort.

Keeping your neck in great condition when working from home

This video discusses how the postures you may be assuming when working at home can lead to the development of a variety of symptoms. It also explains and demonstrates simple but highly effective stretches that can assist you to manage and prevent aches and pain that may originate from the neck and upper back regions.

PIRSA thanks you for your cooperation, understanding and flexibility during this challenging time. 

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