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The Importance Of Ergonomics

Let’s take a look at ergonomics, the study of efficiency in the workplace, and how it intersects with the furniture industry. What if I told you that a few systematic changes could increase the productivity and quality of health for your employees? 

 Ergonomics Has Many Benefits In The Workplace

Ergonomics Has Many Benefits In The Workplace

Investing into an ergonomic workplace is one of the best ways to save money on healthcare costs and keep employees satisfied. In fact, leading companies across many different sectors have implemented ergonomic systems. Alleviating the physical and demand on your employees allows them to perform their work at an optimal level. Employees also generally notice when a company is investing in their own individual health, motivating them to be as productive as possible.

Finally, emphasizing their posture and limiting their exertion significantly reduces an employee’s chance of developing a musculoskeletal disorder, which account for one-third of worker’s compensation. 

 MSD's make up one-thirds of total worker's compensation

MSD's make up one-thirds of total worker's compensation

So now you’re convinced that ergonomics significantly improves the workplace. Well, 180 Office has partnered with Austin Health Works, an ergonomics consultant, and we have done our research on the subject. Check out these two products that we have available: 

 Eurotech Ergo-Human

Eurotech Ergo-Human

This Ergo-Human Chair that we sell from Eurotech is very functional and comfortable. Anyone would love spending 8 hours per day on this flexible mesh. 

 The LIFT Workstation from ESI

The LIFT Workstation from ESI

This LIFT Sit-To-Stand system that we sell from ESI allows you to improve your circulation by doing your work upright. It clamps to the back of most work surfaces and even includes a palm rest on the keyboard platform.

If you would like to convert your workplace into an ergonomic-friendly environment, feel free to send us a message through our website!  We’d be happy to help out with any questions you may have!