October is National Ergonomics Month

Ergonomics is a term meaning “natural laws of work” and is the practice of determining how to conform your work to your body for maximum comfort and minimum strain. Your posture and range of motion in a sedentary job can significantly impact your health and often a simple adjustment can make a big difference to risk of injury. In addition to physical strains, factors such as lighting, noise, and clutter may also affect work safety and health.

According to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), almost 33% of work injury is caused by muscle or nerve disorders that may be prevented by attention to ergonomic devices and behaviors. Click HERE to read more about optimal ergonomic seating position and elements of an ergonomic desk or workstation.

Using this free checklist from EON you can assess your ergonomic needs and work with your account manager to address them. Simply print the form, fill it out, and fax or email to your EON Account Manager. Our furniture team has an extensive catalog of ergonomic furniture and devices to beautifully outfit your space and complement your health.