The word is
out on height adjustable workstations.
From temps to CEOs, everyone has heard by now that giving your staff the option
to sit or stand at work brings a multitude of benefits. It’s well established
that standing for a portion of your workday increases circulation, improves
breathing, and ultimately leads to higher worker satisfaction and increased
productivity. Once you’re aware of the personal and financial benefits of height adjustable workstations, you’ll
no doubt want to explore the best ways to bring them in to your workplace.
Here’s how to get started:
- 1.Not sure which employees really need
height adjustable workstations?For
starters, any employee that has asked for this option should probably be accommodated.
Height adjustable workstations offer specific help to employees with some
physical needs or limitations, but most employees can benefit from them. Employees
who deal with carpal tunnel or cubital nerve pain can also be helped with a
workstation that allows for sitting or standing.
- 2.When employees stay at their desk for
more than three continuous hours, choosing whether to sit or stand is a great
option to have. You may have some employees who prefer to sit and won’t be swayed.
That’s okay. Height adjustable workstations are about giving your employees
options. They’ll appreciate that, even if they don’t want an adjustable desk of
- 3.If your staffers share desks, move from
one desk to another, change the locations of their desks, or if turnover is
high, height adjustable workstations are a wonderful way to make sure everyone
can be comfortable where they spend the most time. When employees have the
ability to choose the desk height and layout that suits them, they instantly
feel like part of the team. Height adjustable workstations let your staff get
comfortable quickly so they can get down to the business of work.
Curious to know how height adjustable workstations will look in your office? Make an
appointment to check out office furnishings in the CBI Group showroom. Visit CBI Group online or call 210-655-3375 for more