IT’S TIME TO TAKE A STAND

Reducing sedentary time can improve physical, metabolic and even mental health. This is why sitting less and standing more is such an important lifestyle change. Sitting too much is seriously bad for your health. People who sit most of the time have an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease and early death (1

BACKPAIN – DO BACKBELTS WORK?

The main function of a back support belt is to support and enhance back posture. There are occasions where your daily chores or job may require you to lift some heavy items. For this reason, it is highly necessary for you to prepare yourself accordingly. By wearing a back support belt, you will be able to effectively protect yourself against any possible damage and back injuries.

Seek right ergonomic keyboard!

Do you spend most of your work time in typing? Using the keyboard and placing it can greatly affect the risk of getting RSI and carpal tunnel syndrome.

Follow these techniques in order to reduce the risk of these injuries:

• First make suitable chair adjustments, then place your hands comfortably at your sides.

Maintain accurate ergonomic monitor distance!

You need to sit in an awkward position if the monitor is too close or too far to your eyes. Finally this can lead to an improper ergonomic posture thus causing eye strain. Forward leaning can fatigue the eyes and put stress on the torso because there is no support for your back.
Follow the below tips to reduce the eye strain:
• Clean monitor surface.

Make suitable chair adjustments!

Begin your work with correct chair height. To arrange the chair in an ergonomic position, just stand in front of the chair and adjust the chair height to your knee length.

Adjust the chair’s backrest in order to support your lower back. Then tighten the chair’s backrest, so that it does not give away with your body weight.

Create a great computer work space!

In designing your office work space, it is essential to think creatively and innovatively. Employees with longer limbs experience a greater risk with congested work space, so ensure that the space is large enough.

Provide proper place for the equipment and the things that are essential to make your dream workstation.

About Ergonomics

Usually, an employee working at the desk has a habit of working for longer hours with  poor ergonomic techniques. In order to avoid stress throughout the day and work with maximum alertness, you need to follow some ergonomic techniques.

Ergonomic techniques are very important to ease the stress and work with maximum alertness.

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