While it is valuable to prepare for the changing requirements and expectations of younger employees we simply can’t forget about a huge portion of the workforce.
As retirement age is going up, we can expect more and people working through their late 50s and well into their 60s.
As people age, the start to lose strength and flexibility, along with hearing and sight challenges.
Here are some simple ways you can improve the office environment for older employees.
Better Lighting will help out employees who may have challenges with vision.
Utilising helpful software we have spoken about before that enhances vision, typing documents and hearing would prove incredibly beneficial.
Encourage employees to stand up and move around from time to time. This helps to prevent repetitive strain injury. In addition, there are so many great furniture products we sell at Gannon Ergonomics which can be extremely helpful.
For example, take a look at our Posture and Back Support section.