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Health effects from noise | Tips for Reducing Noise in the Workplace

Noise is a common complaint raised by employees in corporate office settings. In fact, surveys have shown that employees care more about interior acoustics than cleanliness, office furniture, and temperature. But health effects from noise can be serious. This is especially true in open concept offices where employees are all working in a large space with little to no separation. A busy, noisy workplace constantly filled with activity can be distracting and can significantly impact productivity. That said, a noisy workplace is more than just an annoyance; several studies have shown that noise in the office can also impact stress, while lowering job satisfaction and employee morale.

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Why is Office Air Quality Important?

Office Air Quality. Why is it Important?

The average American spends up to 90% of their time indoors, a large portion of this includes their working hours spent in an office environment. Indoor office air quality is an important, yet sometimes overlooked, aspect of our environment that can profoundly impact the health, comfort, well-being and productivity of employees.

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Must have home office

Must have home office

Working from home is a dream for most people, but it all depends on the kind of job you are pursuing. Just imagine your office being your couch or balcony. Jobs which let you work from home give you the freedom to stay away from the chaotic and stressful office environment. According to Gallup 2017 survey, it emerged that more than 15,000 working adults’ respondents said that they spent some time working remotely. So, let's think how we can create a must have home office.

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Why sitting is bad for you

Is sitting bad for your health?

Right now, you're probably sitting down to read this and staying seated for a few minutes to read it is probably okay. But the longer you stay put, the more agitated your body becomes. It sits there counting down the moments until you stand up again and take it for a walk. That may sound ridiculous.

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Macbook with external monitors

Monitors configuration

You may have at one time or another seen the multi-monitor configuration, yes, we all agree that it can be handy in almost all situations. You might have different windows on LCD displays and can still switch between them fast. Monitors configuration can be vary.

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Imac with second screen

Useful tips for working in MacOS

I have been asked questions on the importance of computer ergonomics and the simple answer I came up with is the need to avoid stress. It is important to understand this concept because this is the only way to enhance productivity while understanding the device you are using properly and how you can get the best out of it. Let's talk about useful tips for working in MacOs

These tips are particularly important because they will help you improve your performance, help you think less about the process and reduce the time you spend on routing things. This way you can focus better on the things you need to do.

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Operation system

Operation System

Ergonomics has everything to do with studying the design of an equipment so as to reduce the end user’s discomfort or injuries that may occur as a result of its use and computer ergonomics simply follows the light of this definition. Let's talk about an operation system.

The operating system is a part of computers and computer ergonomics is quite important (of course because of our health) and because everyone can attest to the fact that working with computer softwares can be quite stressful, I am a computer developer and I have tried different operation systems

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Pomodoro technique - time management

What is pomodoro

Every day, many people spend hours in front of a computer without giving a thought to its impact on their bodies. Whether it is due to the nature of your job or just for fun, when you spend too much time in front of a computer, your body suffers physical stress. Continually spreading out your wrists, slouching, straining to look at poorly placed monitors etc., can lead to trauma disorders or tedious stress injuries. These injuries can, in turn, have a lifelong impact on health.

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Computer hardware. Apple Laptop and LCD displays

Choosing of ergonomic computer

It is important to have a good ergonomic computer as the world has become so technologically advanced and almost everything is becoming computerized. It must not only be reliable, but also be attractive, silent and easy to use. All of these attributes make up the computer ergonomics. It doesn’t matter whether it is a laptop, a desktop or nettop, it should look nice and fit into your office room design.

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Ergonomic chair: herman miller

The Best Ergonomic Chairs

Another important part in a computer ergonomics is chair. Most of us spent several hours daily in front of our computers attending to different tasks. This may be on your work table in the office or at home. There is no doubt that such sedentary lifestyle could take a toll on your back health as well as other parts of the body, especially if you’re not sitting on the right chair.

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