We here at Goldtouch have written a lot about just how damaging carpal tunnel syndrome and other Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSIs) can be. This is true not just for individual workers, but also for the companies bottom line. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, carpal tunnel in just one worker can cost […]
Home Office Ergonomics
Office ergonomics doesn't just have to do with office buildings and other public settings. Home office ergonomics needs to be a consideration as well. Whether working at home full time, or just an hour here or there, making sure the workspace at your home is as healthy as it can be can have a tremendous impact on your health and productivity. Check out these articles to learn more.
In theory, telecommuters should be among the most productive members of our workforce. With no traffic to beat and workplace attire optional, telecommuters have to devote less time to getting themselves into the office for work and more time just working. But as anybody who’s ever worked from home can tell you, working in your […]
Telecommuting and remote working has become a particularly popular option for many employees, whether that means working from home once a week or setting up personal headquarters halfway across the globe from the main office. However, even if a workplace injury like an RSI happens off-campus, employers may still be on the hook for workers […]
How to Make Your Home Office Ergonomic Whether you work in your pajamas or force yourself into regular office attire, there are many advantages to working from home. Who, after all, wouldn’t love a little more flexibility in their schedule, or a commute that consists of shuffling down the hall to the study? Still, despite […]