To reduce the impact of musculoskeletal injuries and the impact of sedentary behaviour the need to deploy ergonomic furniture and wellness initiatives has never been greater. As individuals and companies start to adopt new working styles and furniture solutions, such as sit-stand desking, the connection between the person and their technology can be easily forgotten.
Wellness in the workplace – Sources
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What is Ergonomics?
Why a monitor arm matters