Ergonomic Furniture: Is there a Need?

Sitting and Cancer RiskWhen it comes to purchasing office furniture for your space, it is important to keep comfort in mind just as much as function. Ergonomic furniture is designed to help bring comfort to those who use it without sacrificing proper function. However, some office management fail to see the benefits that come with purchasing ergonomic furniture rather than basic office furniture.

Ergonomic furniture can ultimately help create a safer and healthier work environment. Plenty of studies have shown that sitting for long periods of time at a desk can be harmful to your health. But with ergonomic furniture, that danger can be reduced. Ergonomic chairs and desks can help relieve the tension and stress placed on the neck, back, and shoulders throughout the day while keyboards and mouse pads can help the arms and wrists.

When staff members are more comfortable throughout the day, they are sure to be more productive as well. Being happy and comfortable as you work will lead to a better focus on the task at hand. A higher morale within the office due to an increase in comfort can also help increase overall office productivity as well as individual increase. Instead of staff members coming to the office to dread sitting in their space, staff members will enjoy heading to work because of the comfort that awaits them.

Ergonomic furniture can be adjusted to fit the height of the user as well as help support the body while sitting. This can lead to a reduction in back pain, headaches, and eye strain as well as other major health problems down the road. An ergonomic chair for example can provide the user with lumbar support, neck and head support, and arm support.

Edwards & Hill Office Furniture is proud to furnish corporate offices as well as providing quality furniture for hospitality businesses, educational settings, local casinos, and healthcare facilities. Tony Hill, Managing Partner, and Hans Edwards, Partner, have been working together since 1998 to provide quality multimedia and furniture products and services to a number of different businesses and industries.

To get started with Edwards & Hill, call us today at 301-317-4250. You can also fill out our online contact form to ask specific questions about one of our specific services.

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