Occupational Health

How standing around is a good thing

July 9, 2018
If you spend most of your day sitting down, it’s important to look for opportunities to stand up and move. In this blog, Fit For Work Occupational Therapist Cathy Bloome talks about how we can get more movement into our working day and improve our health on the job. Our bodies were designed to move and yet studies show the average person is sedentary (sitting) for more than seven hours a day. If you find this hard to believe, have...

Rolling into the Bay of Plenty

June 14, 2018
What’s big, green and covered in colourful spots? The brand new Fit For Work mobile health clinic! And don’t worry, you can’t catch anything from it. In fact it’s here to help keep the Bay of Plenty community healthier than ever. The mobile clinic is about to hit the roads in the region to take occupational health services directly to the work place. As well as being highly convenient for staff, the new clinic will save time and money. Staff...