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The nature of work for humanity has steadily changed over the past 50 years. Technology has replaced people in manufacturing facilities, ushering the workforce into offices and cubicles all around the world. As the essence of labor has evolved, so have the health implications. Humanscale is tackling the new reality of work by researching and developing
Ergonomics is the study of how humans interact in a system. In the case of the office, it focuses on how humans move around their office and desk spaces. As humans moved inside from more physical labor, we began to see the negative effects of sedentary lifestyles. On the list are ailments such as obesity, poor circulation, disc degeneration, increased risk of diabetes, and a plethora of other problems. The study of Ergonomics aims at reducing the potential
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Humanscale's research did not conclude with the invention of healthier desks and chairs. They found that through small tweaks in the different accessories on your desk, you can take your workspace from a static museum to an interactive utopia. The M8 Monitor Arm puts your screen at eye level, reducing neck and eye stress. A footrest like the FM300 will keep your feet and calves active throughout the day, increasing the circulation throughout your lower half. Even lighting can have a profound effect on your overall health, and a lamp like the Element Disc Light can help throw light on your labor.
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