Open office spaces, whereby employees all work in one open space with few to zero barriers in between them, can create problems. Productivity can slow because there are so many distractions. Or workers find they have no privacy. A Photodon monitor hood is an affordable solution to these problems.
Photodon Monitor Hoods in the Workplace:
Professionally Designed for Office Use
- Creates a kind of mini-cubicle in an open office
- Increases privacy between adjacent computers
- Allows worker to personalize their workspace
- High quality, lightweight fiberboard base
- Black embossed exterior vinyl wipes down easily
- Light-absorbing gray cloth interior
- Fully assembled and ready to install
- Small notch on each side to access USB ports
Ergonomist — those who are concerned with providing the safest environment for workers — know that long-term computer use can lead to serious health hazards. Staring at a monitor screen for hours on end can be irritating to a worker’s eyes causing headaches, fatigue, eye strain and even long-term eye damage.
Here are some helpful tips to make viewing a computer screen for long periods of time more ergonomically-friendly, which may, in turn, create a safer and more productive environment for the workplace.
Visual health can be negatively affected when eyes are exposed to long periods of glare from monitors or other electronic devices. Many people are not aware that their eyes are being hit with glare from their screen. The result can be unexplained headaches and eye fatigue. In fact, headaches are a chief complaint amongst some of our customers who are looking for anti-glare solutions. Long-term damage to the eye can also occur when it is constantly exposed to glare on a screen.
Here are ten ways to help reduce glare on your screen, which will, in turn, promote eye health.
Check for screen surface reflections by looking into your screen with the monitor off. When the monitor is on, the reflections may not be as apparent These reflections can obscure the screen image you want to see, causing unnecessary distractions and eye-strain. Observe and implement as many of these glare reduction ideas as possible: