How to set-up a healthy home-working space, Li-Yeng Choo

Learn how to create a workspace that doesn't make you feel like you need a deep tissue massage at the end of each day. Plus, create habits that will make home-working feel a whole lot healthier.

Why we love this course

The irony of recommending this course while we work hunched over 12” screens at a kitchen table is not lost on us. Like many of you, we NEED this course in our lives to regain our pre-Covid postures.

Chartered Physiotherapist and fellow enforced home-worker, Li-Yeng, knows that setting up a safe and comfortable home-working space is neither intuitive, straightforward or a priority. Until you start to feel as though you need a deep tissue massage or maybe some time being stretched out on a medieval rack at the end of every day. 

The uncomfortable (get it?!) truth is that if you don’t have a good home-working set-up you run the risk of having to deal with some serious physical health issues. And, let’s face it, some of us are home-working for the long haul so we need to take it seriously. In this super practical and incredibly informative course, Li-Yeng encourages you to take a holistic look at how and where you work. 

Your equipment and furniture are only one part of the story. Behavioural and lifestyle factors can have a big impact on your health as a home-worker and Li-Yeng encourages you to explore some of the underlying factors that contribute to the way you are working (the fact that you have been trying to work at home during a global pandemic is fully acknowledged). 

This course provides you with a systematic approach to help you assess your current workspace and give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to set-up a better one. Get ready to transform a space in your home into a healthy, productive workstation that suits you. Whatever your work needs or household situation. 

Right, time to straighten up (literally) and get the credit card, we’re signing up.

You should book this course if

If you work from home, have started working remotely since the pandemic, or have a hybrid work arrangement.

Also suitable for companies who are looking to provide remote-working employees with health and safety training.

What's the format?

  • Self-paced (broken into 20, 30 or 40 minute blocks, with breaks)

  • Blended multi-media format: written, audio, animations, exercise videos, reflective and actionable activities, and resource lists

The best bits

  • Expert advice
  • Learn at your own pace
  • A wealth of information you can tailor to suit your needs

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Want more details. No problem, read on...

There are NINE modules and TWO bonuses:

 1- Know your regulations

 2- Pain, posture, and ergonomics

 3- Finding your space and paying attention to your environment

4- What equipment do you have, what do you still need, how do you use it, and how do you put it all together for YOU?

5- Portable and hand-held devices

6- How do you organise your work and take breaks?

7- Lifestyle influences- looking after your physical and mental well-being

8- Takeaways

9- Quiz

Bonus 1- A home-working risk assessment checklist (downloadable)

Bonus 2- Infographic reference guides (downloadable)

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