As a business owner, it only makes sense to improve employee efficiency and comfort in the workplace. Endless studies have consistently shown that correct ergonomic design helps to reduce discomfort at work, which increases job satisfaction, productivity and employee wellness – and reduces costs to the organization in the long run. Create. Activate. Motivate.
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Creating a Culture of Wellness
In 2014, U.S.-based corporate employers spent an average of $594 per employee on wellness-based incentives. Spending was expected to increase to $693 per employee in 2015, and is climbing even higher in 2016. It’s no surprise that corporate wellness has grown into an $8 billion industry.
If your employees spend a great deal of their work hours at their desk, that could lead to a host of health problems in the future. Some of these can include back pain, sore wrists and bad posture, the Mayo Clinic says. You’ll want to carefully consider the features of every office furniture you have. Here are some of the best ones you should keep in mind when you shop around:
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Create a healthier workplace with Take Off height-adjustable tables by Artopex. The Take Off adjustable table responds to your needs. Whether you want it just here or over there, a bit lower or a little higher, this table works with you at every level. It’s a breeze to raise or lower, whenever and wherever you want. The convenient and productive Take Off adjustable table helps prevent the discomfort of prolonged inactivity – elegantly and efficiently.
Standing desks are more than just a craze, and they’re spilling beyond the deep-pocketed offices of world-known companies like Google and Facebook.
People are becoming smarter, more aware, and more preventative when it comes to their health, which in itself is fantastic to see. Where they stumble, though, is the cost justification of a standing desk culture in the workplace.
What is a Sedentary Lifestyle?
Are you sitting right now? You probably are. Most people spend at least 6 to 8 hours a day sitting behind a desk at work. Then they go home and sit some more, usually in front of the TV or reading a book, this is called a sedentary lifestyle. According to Karen Basen-Engquist, Ph.D., professor of Behavioral Science at MD Anderson, studies now show that sitting for several hours a day puts a person’s health at risk even if they engage in a regular exercise program.