We choose our clothing based on our body type, we choose our diets and our workouts based on our body type, some studies suggest we even choose our partners based on body types. Important as clothing is (not to mention life partners!), there is another crucial part of our life that we should choose based on our body type: ergonomic office furniture.
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Ergo Diva addresses your ergonomic questions…and their effect on health and well being
There has been a lot of hype about sit-stand desks, lately, and rightly so. They really are ‘all that’. You may want to jump on the sit-stand bandwagon but are worried about the budget requirements that this retrofitting project might have. Worry not – there are plenty of ergonomic improvements you can make that will support your posture, ease your achy neck and shoulders, and keep you more focused and productive – all without bankrupting your business’ bank account.
Here are a few tips for making effective ergonomic improvements to your existing workstation.
You wouldn’t think of dressing all of your office mates in the same size, shape, pattern, and color of clothing, would you? Giving them all the same exact furniture is equally ridiculous. If you think clothing can “make the man”, wait until you see what ergonomic furniture can do!
Ideally, office workstations should be customized to the exact person who will be working there: their size, task type, working style, posture, and space available. In most cases, though, it is too time-consuming to assess every single person’s needs. A good alternative is to create 3 types of workstations and choose the best fit for each employee. Continue reading