The Ideal Working Environment
When you consider just how much time we spend working at our desks - or on our computers - it will come as no surprise that 86% of Europeans think a comfortable, pleasant work environment has a direct impact on their productivity*. It’s therefore essential for you to be working in the best possible way to achieve the best results and enjoy the best of health!
The Fellowes 4 Zone Approach® to ergonomics highlights 4 key areas to protecting your health and productivity.
Zone 1 – Prevent back tension
Zone 2 – Relieve wrist pressure
Zone 3 – Ease neck strain
Zone 4 – Stay organised
Working On The Move
Business today is all about work on the go, this is referred to as Nomadic Working. This "hot desk Style of working, whether it be a kitchen table, in a café, hotel or on a sofa with a laptop is on the increase, According to Fellowes research “By 2013 in Western Europe, mobile workers will represent 50.3% of the working population”.
Currently only 10% of Europeans work ergonomically in locations other than their permanent place of work, this can lead to the development of skeletal and muscular issues. Your health doesn't have to be compromised when working on the move, work stations can be and should be ergonomically assessed wherever the location. Click here to assess your workstation now with Professor Ergo.
1. Home Working - Whether it be a kitchen table or a home office there are ergonomic solutions to keep you protected while working from home, from space saving monitor stands to wrist supports these solutions will help you stay comfortable, healthy and productive.
2. Multi-location Working - Being on the move and working in multiple locations can be a real strain. For this scenario you need a lightweight, portable, easy to assemble solution to use in a wide range of locations. Fellowes have recently launched the Laptop Go Riser™, ideal for working on the move.
3. Hot Desk / Shared Desk Working - Not having a fixed desk or having to share doesn’t mean you should neglect your health or hinder your productivity. This requires functional, sturdy, adaptable a products that can be used from one person to the next such as back and foot supports or monitor and laptop stands. Don't forget to keep yourself protected against harmful bacteria on shared workspaces using our range of technology cleaning products.