The science of fitting a workplace to the user’s needs; Ergonomics aims to increase efficiency and productivity in the workplace by reducing discomfort..
Why invest in Ergonomics?
By applying ergonomics to their work environments, companies can experience a ripple effect of the benefits. When a company takes a proactive approach to employee safety and well-being, employees take notice of this active stance on their wellness.
- Higher levels of job satisfaction
- Higher commitment levels.
- Decrease turnover rates and better quality of work
- Higher employee engagement, satisfaction and productivity
- Improved corporate image and a more impactful brand.
The National Business Group on Health recently found that employers that have health and productivity programs are able to reduce disability days between 10% and 35%, improve return to work rates by at least 6% and experience an ROI ranging from 3:1 to 15:1.
Think about the angle of your computer monitor, or the height of your desk. Think about whether your eyes are strained by the end of the day or if your wrists hurt from typing.
A sound understanding of ergonomics can prevent most workplace injuries by adjusting tools to the user, putting an emphasis on proper posture to reduce the impact of repetitive movements.
The use of computers and rapidly changing technology in the modern workplace has greatly increased the need for ergonomics. Desks, chairs, monitors, keyboards and lighting all need to be assessed when creating a workspace, whether it is at the office or at home.
- Task Lights
- Monitor Arms
- Laptop Arms
- Foot Rests
- Sit/Stand Systems