Spotting Ergonomic Deficiencies In Your Workplace

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If you have found yourself getting frustrated at work because your legs always bump into your desk or you’ve pulled muscles reaching for files, this could be because your workplace isn’t ergonomic. Corporate Business Furniture have compiled a list of tips that will help you to pinpoint where deficiencies are in your office and what you can do about them.

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Spotting Ergonomic Deficiencies In Your Workplace

  1. 1. Spotting Ergonomic Deficiencies In Your Workplace A handy guide put together by the team at Corporate Business Furniture
  2. 2.  Ergonomic office design is all about keeping our bodies comfortable and injury free during the course of our daily work.  The first step in creating a healthy environment, however, is pinpointing those areas that need to be changed by studying your symptoms.
  3. 3. Do you have chronic back and shoulder pain or do you experience numbness in your legs? You should investigate the purchase of a brand new (ergonomic) office chair.  Recline-Ability  Chair Height  Seat Depth  Armrests  Lumber Support
  4. 4. Do you consistently feel stressed and irritable or do you have trouble concentrating on the task at hand ? There could be too much ambient noise from traffic or elsewhere within the office.
  5. 5. Do you suffer from severe eyestrain or allergies that only seem to act up when you’re at work? You should investigate the purchase of a new computer screen.
  6. 6. Do you feel sleepy all the time, but especially when you’re at work? This could be because your office is set at the wrong temperature, so adjust the thermostat to make it slightly cooler.
  7. 7. Do you suffer from persistent neck pain? This is likely a result of the type of telephone you are using or the way it has been placed at your desk; try changing this.
  8. 8.  Keep in mind that an ergonomic chair and an ergonomic workstation have to work together in order to receive the best results.  Corporate Business Furniture are more than happy to answer any questions that you may have about ergonomics and to assist you with the selection of your new furniture; contact us at www.corporatebusinessfurniture.com.au

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