OPC Inc is the ONLY national ergonomic and accessible design firm in Canada

In OPC Inc’s Ergonomic, Human Factors and Accessible Design practice we find that many clients and even the general public are not aware of how these three areas of expertise are interrelated and necessary to have in place for the design of the workplace, buildings and websites to name a few. While ergonomics takes care […]

Did you know that static standing at work increases your heart rate and blood pressure?

Following is recent correspondence which OPC Inc. has had with our clients as there are increasing “demands” from employees and their Physicians (by way of Doctors Notes) regarding Sit to Stand workstations. …..it is our opinion that a national strategy needs to take place for YOUR COMPANY along with the development of a Standards Document […]

The AODA's CSS, IASR and Ontario Build Code are mandatory. Non-Compliance will result in financial Penalties.

Think the AODA compliance requirements won’t come to pass? Read this Blog by well known expert and speaker Jane Sleeth of Optimal Performance Consultants which outlines how large corporate penalties can reach $100,000 per diem.

This is what happens if your company does not have a formal Ergonomic Program in Place? Other external parties and your employees run the program for you. The ergonomic team at Optimal Performance Consultants Inc. Call us for an initial consultation and presentation about the mandatory ergonomic standards in BC and Ontario & how to […]

Tellers who have standing workstations insist on sitting while employees who sit insist on standing.

It is time for employers, purchasing managers, facility managers and HR managers┬áto take a step back as the tsunami of demands for Sit to Stand Workstations continues to move forward. A question to ponder apart from the evidence OPC Inc. has written about in previous posts is: why do our consultants find over 95% of […]

While becoming rare, some places in Japan still have wheelchair accessible escalators. Three of the steps stay together and form a platform. They aren’t the … Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com See on Scoop.it – Accessible Travel

A tour inside Steelcase’s newly opened 11,000 square feet showroom in Downtown Los Angeles, offering the latest in office solutions and technologies. Sourced through Scoop.it from: design-milk.com At Optimal Performance Consultants we work with many design firms and furniture co’s. Thus far Steelcase has the best ergonomic/human factors solutions which impact Wellbeing. Very functional looking […]

As boomers reach retirement age, the tourism industry will need to adapt to meet their needs, according to a leading figure in accessible travel. Kahla Preston reports. Baby boomers are set to have… Sourced through Scoop.it from: babyzoomers.wordpress.com Amazing how hotels, restaurants and tourism in Canada has not figured out just how much discretionary money […]

You can check out the website here: http://t.co/RUNodSwK5J – and if you drive an accessible taxi, van or bus, you can register on the site! Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.goaccessible365.com This is a great site! Too bad Toronto Canada is not using this for the Para Pan Athletes about to come here in August!  When […]


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