The essential ergonomic products you need in your office
Ergonomics will keep your office workspace super comfortable so that you always feel your best. This guide will talk you through the essential ergonomic products you need for your workspace.
Everyone assumes that if you work in an office you have to accept that you will get bad neck and back pain, but this is not the case. You do not have to suffer. Employing effective office ergonomics can help you and your joints stay comfortable at work.
Below are some ergonomic products that will help make your workspace a comfortable one:
An ergonomic chair is something everyone needs. It’s so important to have a chair that supports your back. Here are some great options:
It’s important to keep your mouse within easy reach and on the same surface as your keyboard. While using your mouse, make sure to keep your wrists straight and your upper arms close to your body. This will reduce the risk of repetitive strain injury. For extra comfort and support, getting an ergonomic mouse may be worthwhile. Here are some great options:
If your chair is too high for you or the height of your desk requires you to raise the height of your chair, then getting a footrest may be a good idea. Using a foot rest will also make sure that your body is aligned properly when sitting down. This means you will have a better posture. Here are some footrest options:
Make sure the space underneath your desk is clear, so you have space to move your legs. Also, make sure your desk can be adjusted if needed. A height adjustable desk will allow you to ensure your desk is at the perfect height for you. Here are some height adjustable desks:
This is almost as important as getting the perfect ergonomic chair. A computer or laptop stand will enable you to adjust your monitor to the correct eye level, which will not only reduce eye strain but it will also put less pressure on your neck too. Here are some options for a monitor stand:
If you are still unsure what ergonomic products would be best for you, then getting a DSE Assessment could be worthwhile.
A DSE Workstation Assessment will identify any issues with current setups as well as any specific products that may assist on a proactive basis with regards to Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs).
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