Sit Stand Desktop Converter vs. Complete Standing Desk

The decision to switch from a tradition workstation to one that is height adjustable may be quite simple, but choosing between multiple sit to stand options will take a bit more time. While there a…

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10 Ergonomic Tips for a Healthier Workspace

Eyestrain? Sore back? It is amazing how making even small tweaks to office furnishings or work habits can make you more comfortable. To reduce your risk of injury, and improve your performance, consider these ten practical ergonomic tips for your workspace — and work style.

Check out this very useful infographics created by Knoll:

 


 

7 Ways to Create a Healthy Office Space

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The healthy office is a well-balanced and positive environment where the relationship between space and employees is harmoniously integrated. Business Interiors can assist you in creating and maintaining a healthy work environment that can boost productivity and increase efficiency. We have put together some ideas that may help you create a healthy office space.
Let’s take a look:

 

⊗ CHOOSE GREEN MATERIALS

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Minimize indoor pollution by choosing materials that are green certified and minimize the emission of pollutants such as volatile organic compounds (VOC). Learn More

 

BRING NATURE INDOORS

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Incorporate plants that naturally remove harmful pollutants. Try for example Bamboo Palm, Snake Plant, Areca Palm, Spider Plant, Peace Lily, Gerbera Daisy and Phalaenopsis Orchids.
Another great option is to add a living wall to your space. Learn More

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LIGHTING

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Choose the right lighting solution to help with concentration and motivation. Learn More

 

PROVIDE WELL-EQUIPED BREAK AREAS

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Provide an office break-room area/ cafeteria that encourages employees to eat healthy throughout the day. Learn More

 

MAKE AVAILABLE ERGONOMIC FURNITURE

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Purchase ergonomic furniture such as treadmill desk, sit to stand desks and ergonomic task seating. Learn More

 

RECYCLE RECYCLE RECYCLE

 

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Integrate recycling bins in key areas in the office to encourage and foster a green environment. Learn More

 

OPTIMIZE YOUR OFFICE LAYOUT

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Optimize your office layout by understanding your employees’ needs and providing them with different office zones to accommodate different tasks such as quiet areas, activity spaces and team meeting rooms. Learn More

 

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Weigh2Fit Healthy Dish Challenge Winner Announced!

Congratulations to Dennis Johnson, winner of Business Interiors Healthy Dish Challenge with his Chicken Creole. Dennis won a $150.00 gift card to Whole Foods!

 

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The recipe is very easy to make, and it only takes a total of 35 minutes to make. Yummy!

Here is the recipe from the cookbook Deliciously Healthy  Dinners  published by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

Chicken Creole Recipe

 

Moving from Wellness to Well-Being Infographic by Knoll

 A visual summary of the Knoll Research paper WHAT’S GOOD FOR PEOPLE? MOVING FROM WELLNESS TO WELL-BEING.  

Sitting or Standing | You’re At Risk [Infographic]

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