What’s the most important thing to you in your workplace? Is it that you are stimulated and have enough variety in the work that you do? Perhaps getting constructive feedback is important to you, and for other people, having an employer who cares about their wellbeing is important. What about the ergonomic working environment?
Whatever it is that’s vital to you at work, there’s one thing that is important for everyone – no matter what they do – and that’s ergonomics. Ergonomics is defined as all aspects of a job, and relates to the stress that your work can place on your joints, muscles, nerves, tendons, bones, through to a range of environmental factors which can affect hearing, vision, and general comfort and health.
We all spend a large portion of our day at work, and it’s important that when we’re sitting at a desk or performing a task for eight to ten hours a day that we maintain a good posture or working position; basically that we have an ergonomic working environment. It’s not just posture that’s important for a healthy workplace though, because we also need plenty of natural light and other positive working conditions to keep working productively and efficiently.
Let’s take a look at the top five things that can combine to create an ergonomic working environment.…