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The Importance of Ergonomics in the Workplace

Posted on February 16, 2018

The perks of working on an ergonomic office are endless for both employers and employees. The most important benefits however are increasing productivity and reducing costs in addition to refining the quality of work.

WHY
ERGONOMICS?

The perks of working on an ergonomic office are endless for both employers and employees. The most important benefits however are increasing productivity and reducing costs in addition to refining the quality of work. 

WORK
QUALITY

The performance of your employees gets affected by the level of their comfort at the office. Keep your employees in top form and help them avoid missing important calls and meeting with clients by shopping Fellowes' ergonomic range.

DID YOU KNOW?

Did you know that adults spend more than 70% of their time sitting down which can lead to strained necks and sore backs among other dangers? Click on the image below and learn how you can improve your overall health.

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FELLOWES BACK SUPPORT

FELLOWES BACK SUPPORT

  • Reduces tension by maintaining the stress free lumbar curve of your lower back
  • Gently moulds to your body's contours to provide maximum uniform support
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FFELLOWES LAPTOP RISER

FFELLOWES LAPTOP RISER

  • Non-skid rubber feet protect work surfaces from scratches and scuffmarks.
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FELLOWES KEYBOARD WRIST ROCKER

FELLOWES KEYBOARD WRIST ROCKER

  • Elliptical design offers a smooth, effortless rocking motion for enhanced typing comfort
  • Provides a soft, cool place for your wrists
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FELLOWES MOUSE PAD & WRIST REST

FELLOWES MOUSE PAD & WRIST REST

  • Soothing Gel provides comfort and support while mousing
  • Optical-friendly mouse pad features superior tracking surface.
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FELLOWES FOOTREST

FELLOWES FOOTREST

  • Supports feet to help prevent back and leg discomfort.

REDUCED COST

Direct costs such as employees' medical compensation payments and legal expenses.

Indirect costs such as lost productivity, and repair of impaired equipment.

EXTRA TIPS

The equipment you use in your office life plays a big role in your overall health, there are some steps however that you can take to improve your work environment.

1- Adjust your Seating:

Make sure there's at least a fist size of space between the chair and your leg and don't forget to have your feet flat on the floor when sitting.

2- Position your Screen:

Extend your arm and sit back so that your fingers can only brush the monitor.

3- Work on your Posture:

Shoulders relaxed, feet on the floor and hands on your lap. You're welcome!

4- Move!

As important as ergonomics are, stretching during the day is crucial for maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

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