Almost 131 million days of work were lost last year due to sickness absences.
30.6 million of these days lost were due to musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions, which accounted for the largest amount of missed work days in the UK and more prolonged ailments in office workers than any other ailment, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
"Sitting is the new smoking," explains Prof Steve Bevan, Director of the Centre for Workforce Effectiveness at the WorkFoundation "The more sedentary you are the worse it is for your health.”
“Depression is four times more common in patients with persistent pain than those without” Aviva Health
And, according to the ONS, depression, stress and anxiety accounts for the third largest amount of missed work days in the UK at 15 million.
Approximating at 4.4 days (7.5hr day) off per worker. Multiply this by the number of employees you employ and their hourly wage.... A lot of your profit and productivity is wasted due to lost work days.
This programme alleviates stress , thereby encouraging a healthy work life balance.
SITTING IS THE NEW SMOKING!!!!
Statistics Reveal :
31 Million work days lost due to poor posture and back pain
15 Million work days lost through depression / anxiety caused by chronic or persistent pain
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