Taking a Stand at Work

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The notion that production work should be done standing has been controversial in Lean implementations, and resisted in particular by experts in ergonomics. Now several health researchers are saying that sitting is about as healthy for humans as smoking.

This article is about Anup Kanodia, from Ohio State’s Center for Personalized Health Care, and his recommendation to reorganize offices for stand-up work. See also NASA’s Joan Vernikos’s Sitting Kills Moving Heals.

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