With more people working remote, home office ergonomics is taking on a new level of importance. Yet creating a space with ergonomically correct, comfortable furnishings can prove challenging.
Although convenient, dining tables, hard chairs and tall kitchen counters aren’t comfortable for long stretches of time. And, if you’re routinely uncomfortable, will you perform your best? Probably not.
With that in mind, let’s take a closer look at home office ergonomics and why you – and your remote employees – should pay attention to them.
Ergonomics, generally defined
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines workplace ergonomics as