Step by step guide to an ergonomic workplace

Did you know that over a third of Dutch employees suffer from RSI complaints at one time or another? We already know that the layout of a workstation has a big influence on this. So why do we fail to put this knowledge into practice?

Constantly paying attention to maintaining a good working posture often gets forgotten, especially when work has to be completed quickly or when a lot of concentration is required. Often, you will only react when your body gives pain signals, which means you respond after the fact. It is important to set up an ergonomically designed workplace at the office, at home or at your customer’s. A healthy workplace unconsciously forces you to adopt a healthy working posture.

As a guide, there are 10 steps to help you create an ergonomic workplace. In the article below, we have explained these steps (from office chair to mouse) in simple terms with illustrations.