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Don’t risk your health when you’re commuting
12:08pm Tuesday 26th June 2012 in News
OFFICE workers in the south west are putting their mental and physical health at risk by working more than two hours each night on their commute and at home, a new survey for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) reveals.
More than half of officers workers polled in the region said they continued working on smartphones and other devices after they left the office, and spent an average of two hours seven minutes doing so.
These stints came on top of an average of six hours 25 minutes in front of a screen in the office.
The results have been released to coincide with the CSP’s Workout at Work Day today, when physiotherapy staff across the UK will encourage people to be more physically active in order to combat stress and back pain.
About 350 physiotherapists will go into workplaces across the UK to demonstrate easy, low-cost ways for employers to help their staff lead healthier lives. For more information visit www.csp.org.uk/wowd.
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