Celebrate World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Health and Safety at Work

When it comes to working, the confidence that feeling safe offers us is a factor that is responsible for multiplying our productivity, efficiency, and of course, satisfaction when doing our work. In order to raise awareness of this, every April 28th is celebrated the World Day for Safety and Health at Work.

This day was proclaimed by the International Labor Organization (ILO) in homage to the victims of work accidents and occupational diseases and also as a way of promote safe, healthy and dignified work.

At Topes de Gama we firmly believe in the importance of health and safety at work. For this reason, today we are going to recommend different accessories with which to carry out the working day in a more comfortable, productive and efficient way.

Ergonomic chairs: always take care of your back

Working for many hours sitting down can cause different problems related to the back, especially if we do not maintain a correct posture. Therefore, nothing better than opting for an ergonomic chair with which to take care of our back as much as possible.

NOBLEWELL Office Chair

This chair has an ergonomic design that mimics the shape of the human spine providing perfect support for your back and neck. Thanks to this, it allows us to maintain the correct posture when sitting and relieves pressure and pain in the back after long work sessions.

Its backrest is adjustable, with an inclination between 90 and 135 degrees, and can be rotated 360 degrees. In addition, it has a breathable mesh that does not retain sweat and body heat, which provides a feeling of freshness and comfort during use. It is available for a few €140.

Owlotech Oslo Chair

We are talking about a chair made of fabric and mesh to offer a greater comfort and an ideal temperature both in summer and winter so that we can work comfortably at any time of the year. It has a lumbar support that can be adjusted to offer us to work in the most comfortable way.

Owlotech Oslo Chair

It is prepared to support a large amount of weight and offers you extra cushioning so that we can move comfortably, thereby gaining safety and confidence. Its price is around €160.

Tempest F36 gaming chair

This chair has artificial leather finishes along with some padded armrests, which will give us a perfect experience both when working and playing for long periods of time. It also has a footrest that allows us to rest when we need it most in order to recirculate the blood of your body.

Tempest F36 gaming chair

It is prepared to support up to 120 kg and thanks to its back angle we can adjust it between different positions with an angle of 90 to 150º. Its price is around €175.

Screen protectors: rest your eyes

Scientists have long reported that the blue light emitted by digital devices such as desktop monitors or laptop computers can damage our vision. For this reason, screen protectors have been specially developed to protect our eyes, prevent fatigue and help us sleep better.

VistaProtect – Anti-Blue Light Filter

We are talking about a premium filter for laptops that takes care of block 90% of harmful blue light emissions emitted by the computer screen and that can cause insomnia, eyestrain, headaches, dry eyes and blurred vision.

VistaProtect - Anti Blue Light Filter

Filters can be permanently attached to the monitor by using clear adhesive strips or by removing brackets from the screen when necessary. It is available in various sizes, from 13 inches to 27 inches. Its price fluctuates between €30 and €60.

Targus Screen Protector

This protector has been designed to reduce 45% of harmful blue light while protecting the screen of our device against scratches and fingerprints. It also helps reduce glarewhether you’re working under bright lights or outdoors. With its use, the display clarity, general brightness and touch sensitivity are not affected.

Targus Screen Protector

It is capable of offering a 180° viewing angle for full visibility from the left, right, above or below. Plus, they include an antimicrobial additive that doesn’t wear off and lasts for the life of the product. Its price round the €30for the 14” screen model.

Keyboards and mice: prevent hand and arm injuries

Both ergonomic keyboards and mice help us avoid hand and arm injuries. These can be caused by the repetitive stress to which they are usually subjected in an office job.

Logitech Ergo K860

This keyboard has a padded wrist rest to place the arms just above the keyboard. This offers us 54% more wrist support compared to a traditional keyboard. Its full-size, curved, split key structure allows for an improved typing posture.

Logitech Ergo K860

We can keep the wrists in a comfortable and natural posture thanks to the fact that it has an inclination of the adjustable legs of 0°, -4° and -7°, raising the palms to optimal ergonomics. Its price is around €100.

Trust Verto Vertical Mouse

We are talking about an ergonomic mouse with a vertical position with which to solve the problems of tension and pain. Its shape allows the arm and wrist to be positioned naturally at 60 degrees, which allows us to work effortlessly.

Trust Verto Vertical Mouse

It has a wireless design that fits in the hand and provides relief. Its thumb support and rubber coating optimize grip and comfort. It can be purchased for around the €30.

Logitech MK270 (Keyboard and mouse)

This keyboard allows us write comfortably thanks to the inclusion of low-profile, silent keys, along with the standard layout of full-size F keys and a number pad. It features a spill-resistant design, durable keys, and sturdy tilting legs with adjustable height, as well as a wrist rest.

Logitech MK270 (Keyboard and mouse)

For its part, the mouse is equally comfortable for left-handers and right-handers and its smooth cursor control allows easy navigation on all types of surfaces. Its price is around €40.

Adjustable desk tables: adapt them as you want

This type of desk gives us a more relaxed and healthy experience when working. They also protect the health of your cervical spine, lumbar spine and shoulders, improving our efficiency and comfort.

Height adjustable table FLEXISPOT EF1

This table features a control panel that includes four memory preset buttons. With them we will be able program height adjustments for each family member. The motor lift frame offers smoother height adjustments, from 71 to 121 cm at a speed of 2.5 cm/second and with a low noise level (less than 50 dB).

Height adjustable table FLEXISPOT EF1

Under the desk there is a small space to store cables; It has hooks on both sides that can help you place bags, for example, the laptop bag. This design makes the most of the space under the table. Its price is around €300.

Workstation Duronic DM05D11 WE

It is a table with adjustable height that allows us to work both standing and sitting. It has a surface of 74cm x 43cm where you can install a monitor, laptop, keyboard and mouse. The height of the table can be regulate easily with the push of a lever.

Duronic Workstation DM05D11 WE

This model has a modern design with a white finish and is made with top quality materials for greater resistance. It can be adjusted from 5 cm to 40 cm in height, allowing you to find the right height for each person. Its price is around €165.

Our recommendation

As we have been able to verify, we can use different accessories with which we can improve our safety and health when working. Of the options we’ve seen, we particularly like the office chair NOBLEWELL to maintain proper back posture. He too Vertical Mouse Trust Verto for a correct and comfortable position of the arm, as well as the adjustable table FLEXISPOT EF1 to have the perfect posture at all times when working.