Back pain is an epidemic! Every organisation that employs people and requires them to sit for 40 hours a week to undertake their duties needs to be aware of the risks associated with this. The implications such as staff sickness, reduced productivity and output from your staff and the financial implications can be significant. Equally, staff need more education on what they can do to help themselves and reduce the likelihood of being off work due to back pain. The following slides was presented to workers at Barclay bank as part of their health and well being event day.