Height adjustable workstation are now becoming more and more prolific in interior fitout, but not for the reasons that they used to be. A few years ago they were mostly installed so that the operator could make minor height adjustments to suit their body in the seated position. These days however the trend is moving more to giving people the ability to sit and stand whilst working.
According to a Heart Foundation study participants talked about a range of benefits that encouraged them to use the workstation in the standing position.
- Ease of moving the workstation up and down
- The ability to wear comfortable, flat shoes
- They felt physical benefits, such as less back pain, from sitting less, more energetic and alert, especially later in the working day
- They Perceived improvements in productivity from working while standing.
There are many systems on the market, from manual crank handles to electric motors. If you are interested in seeing how a height adjustable system might work in your office we would be happy to discuss the options with you.