Providing adjustable office workstations to improve employee well-being and performance shouldn’t end there. For just a few dollars more, an organization can maximize its investment by offering one key element. Certified ergonomist Blake McGowan shares the results of a study from the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety in this month’s broadcast.
Two key findings are:
- Employees who received a new adjustable workstation and a flexible workplace had better well-being and performance.
- Those who also received office ergonomics training maximized their employee well-being and performance.
References: Robertson MM, Huang YH, Lee J. (2017). Improvements in musculoskeletal health and computing behaviors: Effects of a macroergonomics office workplace and training intervention. Appl Ergon. 2017 Jul;62:182-196.