According to a recent study, office workers are just as concerned as ever about workspace ergonomics. With longer hours at work, an increased reliance on small devices and the prevalence of typing as a job requirement, workers have every right to be concerned about their sedentary days. Not only have occurrences of Repetitive Stress Injuries risen steadily, but a rash of studies published this past June also found a clear link between sitting and both heart disease and diabetes.
If you’re concerned with these issues, we highly recommend reading this CNN iReport, Ergonomics Still Matter in the Office, which takes a deeper look both at these issues and the many ways that office furniture can provide a savvy solution.
Does your company have an ergonomics program? If so, what do they do safeguard your health? Let us know in the comments below.