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The Benefits Of Height-Adjustable Desks

by bilal shaikh 29 Apr 2024

The benefits of height-adjustable desks go beyond mere convenience to enhance ergonomic comfort. Sitting for long periods of time can be devastating to your health. Sitting for most of the day increases your risk of developing cancer, cardiovascular disease, and type II diabetes.

Height-adjustable workstations are a great option for people who work at a desk for long periods of time. They promote ergonomic comfort, as they allow users to switch easily between standing and sitting positions during the day. This reduces the strain on the muscles and joints that are associated with prolonged sitting. This flexibility not only improves your physical health, but also increases productivity and focus. 

Height-adjustable workstations are also designed to accommodate a wide range of body types and preferences, which promotes inclusivity at the workplace. 
  
Researchers first discovered the link between sitting and illnesses in the 1950s, when they found that double-decker bus drivers had twice as many heart attacks as bus conductors. 

Height adjustable desks are a great way to prevent back pain, improve performance, motivation, and concentration of employees, while minimizing downtime. This article will explore the many benefits of height adjustable desks, and why they're essential for office layouts.

The Benefits Of Height-Adjustable Desks

The Benefits Of Height-Adjustable Desks

Standing and sitting alternates are among the benefits of height-adjustable desks.

1. Standing While Working Increases Productivity

The British Medical Journal conducted a study that followed 146 NHS employees. Over half of staff members swapped traditional office desks with more flexible standing desks. The study found that people who were sedentary and then switched to a standing desk had better engagement at work and fewer musculoskeletal issues.
According to the study, office workers spend between 70 and 85% of their workday seated. It is unhealthy for anyone, and it is important to maintain good health in order to achieve high levels of productivity and efficiency. The bottom line is that increased productivity saves you time. Height-adjustable workstations can increase your efficiency by 10.

2. Height-adjustable Workstations Have Many Health Benefits

Sitting for long periods of time affects posture, and can increase the risk of diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. Height-adjustable office desks allow employees to adjust their position while working, improve circulation, and increase mobility.
It's essential to move around and change your position throughout the day in order to maintain a healthy back. 47% reported that height-adjustable desks reduced upper back, neck, and shoulder discomfort. Height adjustable workstations have a positive impact on health even outside the workplace, according to 65% of respondents.
According to another study, people who use height-adjustable workstations experience less stress and fatigue than those who sit all day.
Height-adjustable workstations are ideal for this as they allow workers to choose whether to stand or sit, and can alternate between both.

3. Height-adjustable Desks Improve Mental Activity

3. Height-adjustable Desks Improve Mental Activity

In the course of a typical working day, situations arise where quick decisions are required. To achieve this, the mind must be alert and focused.
A research showed that students who used height-adjustable tables in the classroom had improved focus, executive function and memory. Standing desks were also found to increase brain activity through increased blood flow. The office that adds height-adjustable workstations will see similar results.
If staff will need to concentrate and maintain executive functions for long periods of time, height-adjustable workstations can be a huge advantage.

4. Saving Money By Using Height-adjustable Workstations

Workers who aren't constantly distracted by fatigue and neck and back pain will be more able to focus and perform better. This is good for employees as well as the company. According to a Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering study, German companies suffered an annual loss of 35 million euros because of absenteeism and decreased productivity due to back problems.
Height-adjustable workstations can reduce absenteeism and improve health, which will lead to increased profitability for your company. This also helps to reduce stress when trying to cover all those absentees who have bad backs.

5. Height-adjustable Desks Enable Better Collaboration

Researchers in behavioral found that standing is a better way to communicate and interact with others. Standing meetings are markedly more effective because the voice is more powerful, dynamic and convincing. Standing up is also said to enhance telephone calls.
Standing and moving more can lead to better interactions and engagement. This creates a dynamic and collaborative work environment. It will also increase the value proposition for employees to return to the office, as they are increasingly looking for greater flexibility. Height-adjustable workstations can help companies make their offices more appealing to employees.

Height-adjustable Desks: Benefits And Features

The Benefits Of Height-Adjustable Desks

Here are some of the advantages that height-adjustable workstations can bring to employees and companies:

Benefits For employees

⦁ A better working environment
⦁ Fewer chronic diseases
⦁ Back problems can be reduced by improving posture
⦁ Preventing muscle inactivity
⦁ More comfortable working
⦁ Better comfort brings higher satisfaction.

Benefits For The Company
⦁ Performance and efficiency are improved.
⦁ Motivation and job satisfaction are increased.
⦁ Absenteeism due to illness and pains is reduced.
⦁ Service quality improvements and corporate.
⦁ It gives the company a positive image.
⦁ Internal communications can be improved.
⦁ Employees will return to work if you offer a better value proposition

Height-adjustable Desks From Haywood Office Services

Haywood understands how important it can be for employees to remain healthy and comfortable at work in order to deliver a good performance. Feel free to get in touch with us if you have any questions about our height-adjustable desks.

Conclusion

In conclusion, the benefits of height-adjustable desks are manifold and impactful. Standing and sitting positions can be switched seamlessly with these ergonomic desks. Furthermore, height-adjustable desks reduce fatigue and discomfort, enhancing productivity.

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