Content related to ‘Ergonomics’
This Web Exclusive is a recap of results from a recent office ergonomics survey conducted by Staples Advantage. The pain in your neck at work may not actually be from your demanding to-do list or endless meetings. According to a recent survey from Staples Advantage, office furniture and technology may make or break how employees feel during the day. Results show that by providing support – in the form of ergonomic enhancements – companies can create happier, healthier, and more productive work environments. Staples Advantage conducted an online survey, with responses from more than 150 office workers in companies of all sizes and across industries. The survey, conducted in December 2010, asked about ergonomic preferences and use of ergonomic furniture and equipment. While 86% of office workers report some discomfort from their office furniture and equipment, 41% say it actually does cause a pain-in-the-neck; a little ergonomic fine tuning can go a long way. According to the survey results, with a more comfortable workspace: More than one in three office workers say they would be a more pleasant person to work with; Nearly one in two say they would be more productive; and 35% say they would feel less stressed at work.
A German inventor has come up with the Intelli Chair—a chair that emits sounds from seatbacks and cushions to suggest when users should make posture adjustments or take breaks from sitting.
Napo films feature characters in the world of work, faced with safety issues. Using a cartoon style and wordless language, they blend education, cultural neutrality, and humor.
The Roller Coaster™ 2000-XT from Highway Products aids workers in sliding cargo out of truck beds.
Weighing just over one pound, this keyboard from Goldtouch provides comfort and functionality to the mobile professional.
The aging process and hidden disabilities challenge facility professionals on the quest for comfort.
TFM Columnist Tim Springer says one size fits all is a big problem in offices, where everyone has different needs and responsibilities.