Sit-Stand Working

Benefits

Reduced strain and stress; improved wellbeing, energy and effectiveness; improved morale.

A sense of choice and personal autonomy.

The freedom to move.

Standing encourages a more dynamic approach which carries over to seated working. Sitting posture is improved.

The opportunity to adjust working heights and change position encourages users to listen to their body, to attend to releasing tension.

Benefits for employers

All of the above are beneficial for employers. Anything which improves the wellbeing and morale of people at work will also improve their effectiveness.

Sit-stand working is an important component of a comprehensive strategy for health and safety. Employers can be confident that this part of their ergonomic provision reflects the highest modern standards.

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