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Create harmony between people and work
by Haworth, Inc.
Good workplace design fosters well-being and employee engagement, ultimately leading to higher organizational performance. A key component of physical health is ergonomics, a complex science that focuses on optimizing well-being by studying jobs, tasks, products, environments, and systems to ensure they are designed for compatibility with people.
Applying these ergonomic design principles to workstation layout will ensure users are physically supported for health and wellness while working. We offer some ergonomic design tips below to create comfortable spaces that allow people to work safely and effectively while feeling healthier.
Create ergonomic workstations to support a variety of postures and proximity to the worksurface.
Encourage users to sit or stand centered at their task or with their computer monitor close to the ergonomically designed worksurface.
Discover the basics of ergonomics and find out how choosing the right chair can provide the comfort and support people need to get work done.
Support healthy postures with strategic placement of worksurface items.
Increase movement, steps, and posture changes throughout the workday.
Embracing these ergonomic design tips will help foster employee well-being by encouraging healthy practices. For a deeper dive into the importance of posture and combating the current issue of too much sitting, read “The Office Ouch Factor.”
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