DSE Assessments – Are You Meeting Current Legislation?
4th October 2017
Due to the advances in modern technology, many of us find ourselves sitting in front of a screen at work for long periods of time. The result of sitting for long hours, 5 or more days a week, has a significant effect on our health and wellbeing. Sitting for long periods of time increases your chances of arthritis, joint pain and diabetes, as well as causing back pain, eye strain, fatigue, poor circulation, unhappiness in the workplace and much more.
Employees who are unhappy at work, or who are suffering from pain, are more likely to take days off sick in comparison to workplaces with a healthy attitude towards ergonomics. Therefore, it is important to address these issues and work towards improving workplace life.
Fortunately, there are a number of ways to improve the health and wellbeing of employees, such as: