Health in the workplace:
The basic requirement in the modern world

At first glance, ergonomics in the workplace appears to be purely a comfort issue - but its effects extend far beyond comfort. Whether in the office or in the home office, the importance of ergonomics is growing in all working environments. But why is an ergonomic workplace so important and what impact does it have on health? In this article , we take a look at the features and benefits of an ergonomic workstation.

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Ergonomic height-adjustable desk from Standable

What are the consequences of a poorly designed workplace for health?

Back pain after a long day at the desk - who hasn't experienced this? A lack of or inappropriate ergonomic office equipment is often the cause of health complaints such as back and neck pain or muscle tension. In the worst case, a slipped disc can be the result. Back problems are now at the top of the disability statistics and have become a common ailment in today's society. However, it is not only physical complaints that can occur, but also psychological problems.

Possible consequences of unsuitable office furniture:

  • Headache
  • Back pain
  • Neck tension
  • Tiredness
  • Concentration disorders

Ergonomics comes into play to prevent this. The aim is to create working environments that adapt to individual needs . This means

less back pain, less neck tension and a general reduction in complaints caused by an unfavorable posture . With an ergonomic workplace, you reduce the risk of health problems and can increase your well-being .

Ergonomic height-adjustable desk from Standable

Promoting mental and physical health in the workplace with ergonomics

Most of us spend the majority of our day sitting down. If you don't have ergonomic furniture, you quickly notice a deterioration in your health and therefore your well-being. You should therefore invest in ergonomic office furniture, as it has a positive impact on your mental and physical health.


Workplace health promotion (WHP) aims to strengthen health potential, prevent illness and improve well-being in the workplace through various measures. Individual WHP measures have a positive impact on numerous areas.

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Positive effects of ergonomics:

  • Reduction of accident risks and days of absence

An ergonomically designed environment minimizes the risk of accidents and discomfort. For example, ergonomic chairs and ergonomic desks prevent back pain and neck tension, among other things, as they enable correct posture. For companies, this means fewer days of absence.

  • Promoting the well-being of employees

A comfortable workplace that is adapted to individual needs increases appreciation and well-being, which has a positive effect on productivity and general satisfaction.

  • Increase in productivity and motivation

Ergonomic working conditions go hand in hand with performance. Ergonomically designed workstations allow employees to concentrate and work effectively for longer without being distracted by pain or discomfort. Only when you feel comfortable can you concentrate better, work more effectively and generally be less fatigued. The result? More work gets done in less time - and to a higher quality.

  • Support for remote working

Do you mainly work from home? In times of working from home and flexible working models, ergonomics is becoming even more important. In order to increase the well-being and promote the health of employees, it is necessary to design an ergonomic workplace within their own four walls. This supports the work-life balanceBalance and allows working from home to develop its full effectiveness.

  • Binding employees to the company

The implementation of ergonomic measures is also a strong signal to employees that their health and well-being are a priority for the company. This creates a strong bond between employees and employer, leading to lower staff turnover and a stronger corporate culture. In addition, companies that invest in the health and well-being of their employees are more attractive to potential new employees.

However, ergonomics does not only include furniture, but also movement, lighting and noise insulation. The aim is to design the workplace in such a way that it becomes a productive and pleasant environment .

man happy at work thanks to an ergonomic workplace

Ergonomics meets design: how to create a healthy working environment

Ergonomics is more than just a trend - it is a prerequisite for well-being and performance in the modern working world. To avoid poor posture and pain , ergonomic equipment is a must. Investing in ergonomics pays off in many ways: Health and well-being. A well thought-out ergonomic design is not only a benefit for the individual, but also a smart move for any company.

For pain-free and productive working, our ergonomic deske are the ideal choice. With the height-adjustable desks from Standable you get ergonomic products that are characterized by style, flexibility and comfort . They ensure a healthy posture as the desks can be individually adjusted in height. This also makes it possible to switch between sitting and standing if required. The use of such ergonomic furniture is crucial to promote well-being and to be able to work without discomfort.

When you invest in ergonomic solutions , you benefit from increased satisfaction, health and ultimately increased productivity.

Would you like to buy our desks for your employees? We offer companies an attractive volume discount. We will be happy to advise you and help you choose the right ergonomic desks from Standable.

Your advantages with Standable

  • FSC certified EU wood
  • Modern minimalist design
  • Individually configurable
  • 5 year guarantee
  • 30 days right of return
  • Purchase by invoice
  • Free delivery
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