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Remote workers urged to create proper home offices to protect their health

Many people have found themselves working remotely from home as a result of the pandemic, forcing them to adjust to a new workflow that, in many cases, involves taking over the kitchen table or bedroom closet. It is apparent that remote working, when possible, will be a long-term reality for many people, meaning it’s time to accept fate and create a proper home office. Failure to do so, researchers warn, may come with long-term health consequences.

Sudden remote working
One’s exact remote working setup depends on their job — some people can get by with just a laptop and headphones while others are forced to create more elaborate setups involving special hardware or more robust cameras. Experts with the University of Cincinnati warn that regardless of your particular workflow needs, you should create a proper, stable, and ergonomic home office to keep your body in good shape …