If you’re looking to revamp your office this season, one of the best ways to do so might be investing in ergonomic furniture. Ergonomic furniture will not only revamp the look of your office, but also the feel of your office. But what is ergonomic furniture, you ask? Ergonomics refers to the “science of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to the capabilities of the working population”. Ergonomic furniture actually has a lot of influence on your employees and their productivity within the office. Take a look at the benefits of having ergonomic chairs in your office:
- Increase your health. Not only is bad posture unflattering, but it can also be detrimental to your health. Sitting up straight will allow for better digestion and better function of your core. Ergonomic chairs help to improve posture, and in turn improve your health.
- Work safely. If you’re sitting improperly at a desk, you could be prone to a stress injury, or carpal tunnel syndrome if you type frequently at your desk. Stress points on your body where you might experience pain include your wrists, elbows, back, neck, and thighs. To reduce stress to these areas, try ergonomic furniture. By sitting in an ergonomic chair at your desk, it allows you to switch positions for a more safe and comfortable workday without injury.
- Be productive! You might not think about it this way, but if you’re uncomfortable at work you may not be as productive. You’re constantly thinking about your aching back or neck and stretching every five minutes, or taking frequent coffee break just to get out of your chair. With comfortable, ergonomic chairs, you’ll be able to focus on your work and complete it efficiently.
Are you interested? If you have more questions about ergonomic furniture or are interested in any new or used furniture for your office, contact Mark Downs. At Mark Downs Office Furniture, we specialize in new and used furniture to help turn your office into a collaborative space for your employees. From desks, to ergonomic chairs, to conference room tables, Mark Downs has everything you need to create a comfortable and welcoming work environment for your employees.
Want to get started with Mark Downs? Search our website for furniture pieces or stop in to our showroom, located conveniently in Cockeysville. Have a specific question? Call us today at 410-771-6800 to speak to a trained staff member.