Did you know you spend longer in your office chair every day than you would on a flight to New York?
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It’s time to make a change.
It’s no surprise that just two hours of sitting at a desk puts you in a slump. You are probably not sitting comfortably right now, but comfort at work is an issue so often overlooked. A third of employees has suffered from work related ailments, such as back and neck problems, at some point in their careers.
Not only is this bad for morale, it also has a profound effect on productivity. In this day and age, there’s no reason why this should be the case. This is where ergonomics comes into the conversation.
Ergonomics flips the old attitude of fit-user-to-furniture on its head. Instead, it designs the workplace environment around the user. So, while many companies view quality desks and chairs as optional, the ergonomic office says it’s essential. It’s time to start thinking about making the workspace fit the person, not the person fit the workspace.