Tailoring each workstation to fit every employee seems like a daunting, expensive task, but it doesn’t have to be. Our guide explains how to improve ergonomics in the office and involve management and staff for maximum benefit.
Tips For A Healthier, More Productive Office
Little changes can go a long way in making you healthier and more productive at your office or work space. From the proper ergonomic equipment to healthy habits that are recommended even outside the office, we've compiled a number of popular articles to guide you as you look to improve your work environment.
Whether you are trying to prevent a future ailment, be more productive, or rehab an existing injury, the sooner you invest in an ergonomic set up for your computer workstation the better. It’s never too early or too late to start thinking about how to care for yourself while you work or play. That’s because […]
You have just set up the core of your new ergonomic workstation. The right sized mouse. An ergonomic keyboard. Computer screens are at the right height and distance. Maybe you even have a new stand up/ sit down workstation. With all of those new tools you are well on your way to achieving your goals […]
If you work in an office, at home or on the road, there are many factors you can control in order to build a healthier work environment that contributes positively to your overall wellness Whether your work-week consists of 40, 50, 60 or even just a few hours at a desk, that’s enough time to […]
Here’s a riddle: What do your driver’s seat and your office chair have in common? Answer: They both should guide your body into a neutral position, with your shoulders relaxed, your feet flat on the floor, and your vertebrae supported. So says CNET’s resident how-to expert, Sharon Vaknin, in her latest article How to Set […]
Ergonomics at Work: How to Notice Warning Signs at your Office We all spend a good portion of our lives at work, therefore it pays to have a workstation that doesn’t put undue strain on our muscles and joints. If you notice any of these warning signs, you should look into making positive changes in […]
Take a look around your office. Seems relatively non-threatening, right?… …Over there is that fern they added when the firm was experiencing some financial troubles and they wanted to “pick up the mood.” Next to the fern is a motivational quote featuring an adventurous person leaping off of a cliff (presumably with a parachute somewhere […]
For the Donald Trumps of the world, a workspace is truly a space — one that is vast and populated with large desks and shelves. Even the view in a head honcho’s workspace exists on a grand scale, whether it looks out on the Manhattan skyline or at the Pacific. With so much size and […]
From nap pods to game rooms, today’s offices have come a long way since the Mad Men era. Can you imagine the look on Don Draper’s face when he encounters a slide in the lobby? But for as much as the look of the office space has changed, much remains the same in terms of […]
The term “ergonomics” may sound big and intimidating, but really, the concept is quite simple: ergonomics is all about making your workspace fit with your body and your behavior to prevent injury and pain. Sure, this can be a complicated feat in some settings, like in a factory or on a construction site, but around the […]