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Stand Desks are hot sellers during Covid-19

The fact is most of us are working from now, even now with restrictions lifting. There are projections that 70% of people will not return to an office environment anytime soon.

With many companies offering to cover the cost or supplement costs of new home office furniture, many have decided to do something for their health and get standing.

Stand desks in the work place

Companies might be thinking about the added costs of a stand desk, but what they should be considering the increased productivity. This study shows that users at a stand desk were 44% more productive – https://mileend.ca/2020/06/17/standing-desks-used-in-call-centers/

The upfront costs might be higher but he long term benefits of employee health, productivity and happiness are clear.

If you are just starting out with a stand desk it might be a good idea to check out the CCOHS website for workplace health and safety tips while using standing desks. https://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/ergonomics/office/sit_stand_desk.html