Ergonomics is a way to work smarter by designing tools, equipment, work-stations and understanding the interactions among office workers and other elements of the system in order to optimise well-being and overall system performance. As we work longer and the landscape of the modern office continues to shift, our health and well-being while at work are more important than ever.
Finding work tools that adjust to the user, promote spontaneous movement and counter the negative effects of sedentary behaviour is key to well-being at work. Weather in Traditional work desk set-ups or home offices - you can help your long term health by being more active.
Humanscale are leaders in the ergonomic space, there products are listed in this section, these products are design to look beautiful but also to encourage gentle activity throughout the day. Humanscale's product range includes; Ergonomic operator seating, Ergonomic Executive seating, Ergonomic Monitor Arms, and Sit-Stand Height Adjustable Desks.
Ergonomics recommend factoring breaks into the work day and striking a balance between seating and standing positions. Research shows it is possible to burn an additional 340 calories per day by spending two hours standing instead of sitting and standing for 15 minutes every hour invigorates the mind and body, boosting circulation taking pressure off the spine and allowing the muscles to stretch and refresh.
The benefits Sit-Stand Desks are clear, you will find a range of manufactures of height adjustable desks in the PDF section, including Float Desk by Humanscale. Mobility by Actiu, Sit-Stand by EOL and Leap by Oplan.