Having an ergonomic environment is key to prevent “Sick Office Syndrome”

A sedentary lifestyle and lack of mobility resulting from working for long hours at a computer can cause different conditions. Sitting for too long , having poor posture, have an inapproriate table, poor lighting and air conditioning cause, with the passage of time, a lot of inconvenience to people from poor circulation, muscle and joint ailments or damage eyes.

According to a study by the Institute of Biomechanics of Valencia, 50 % of people working in an office have postural problems related to the ergonomics of their workstations. To prevent this situation, which affects both the health of workers and their productivity in their daily tasks, and therefore the profitability of the company, it is important to have an ergonomic work environment, where you have a stance appropriate when sitting, watching computer screen and handle all the necessary equipment, as well as review other aspects such as HVAC .

Furthermore, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated in its latest study on the occupational health, that the  most affected body parts are the chest, back, sides and lower back . 65% of workers associated with CFS these annoyances to office furniture like chairs or table height. Hence the growing importance for businesses and workers to have a perfectly ergonomic environment studied and designed for people who are going to develop their work.

From GESAB we work hard to provide innovative solutions in the field of ergonomics, designing products to serve people where design and technology come together to create an optimal working environment