Ensure your staff are set up correctly for healthy home working. Our handy checklist includes...
Correct monitor set up
How to prevent wrist strain
Healthy lighting environment tips
Many employees set up temporary desk spaces when lockdown began, but with many businesses planning to adopt flexible working on a longer-term basis, these workspaces now need an ergonomic assessment.
Home offices come in many different shapes and sizes – there are many solutions to ensure your staff are set up for healthy ergonomic home-working.
had new back pain from WFH
work days lost annually
cost to employers
The Institute of Employment Studies Home Wellbeing Survey reported that in the UK's first lockdown, 58% of people complained of new neck pain, 56% of new shoulder pain and 55% of new back pain
A staggering 8.8 million work days were lost annually in the UK due to musculoskeletal disorders, even before most office employees were forced to WFH
According to the Government's Health and Safety Executive, musculoskeletal disorders cost UK employers in excess of £300m every year
Ergonomics is the process of designing or arranging workspaces and using products to enhance productivity, comfort and health.
Creating an ergonomic workspace not only provides employees with a comfortable workstation but also create a positive working environment which increases productivity.
Did you know? Workers with injuries that directly relate to ergonomic issues end up needing more time off than workers with other “more serious” injuries.
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