Workplace health and wellbeing organisation Sports13 has partnered PosturePip to offers its product to employers.
PosturePip, which is designed to help office workers improve their posture, health and wellbeing, is an animated exercise reminder in the form of a virtual pet to demonstrate and encourage the performance of simple exercises.
It is designed to help office workers improve their working posture by guiding them along specific desk-based exercises aimed at relieving tension and increasing concentration during office hours.
The product aims to help employers with the cost of workplace absenteeism related to musculoskeletal disorders.
It also allows employers to record data relevant to employee compliance and workstation habits for HR management analysis.
Joao Bocas, chief executive officer of Sports13, said: “The product fits in well with Sports13’s approach and ethics to provide a full health and welbeing service to our [employer] clients.
“Our proactive and preventative approach is reflected in this tool. [Employers] can expect improving health and performance of their workforces, which is Sports13 ultimate mission.”
Dr. Luke Mulvihill, managing director of PosturePip, added: “We are pleased to partner with Sports13 to promote corporate wellness.
“Our product is aimed at organisations looking to reduce the incidence of musculoskeletal disorders.
“Our aim is to assist Sports13 help improve the posture, health and wellbeing of office workers.”