Virginia R. Allen; Health Promotion in the Office. Am J Occup Ther 1986;40(11):764-770. doi: 10.5014/ajot.40.11.764.
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Occupational therapists have the training and skill to modify office environments in order to promote employee health. Minor changes in the ways tasks are performed can improve work performance, decrease the incidence of minor health complaints, and help prevent repetition injury. Two employee health promotion education programs are described. They were conducted by an occupational therapist and can be replicated in other settings. One program was a seven-session series for bank employees; the other was a luncheon presentation to office workers employed by a health science university.
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