Lighting Up the Workplace – Tips for Effective Lighting

Proper lighting in the workplace is more important that you think and it can have a negative influence on your employees and their productivity if not done correctly. This is why it is important to assess the lighting in your workplace and ensure that you work with a professional team to correct any lighting issues. According to a study conducted by the International Commission on Illumination (CIE) flickering lightsare distracting and can cause physiological disorders such as headaches.A host of research projects on the health, wellbeing and alertness of employees working under different lighting conditions have been carried out, and the results show that good lighting is very beneficial – visually and biologically.

  • Limit glare from bright luminaires or windows as much as possible
  • Ensure that employees do not sit in their own shadow
  • Avoid working under direct glare of overhead lights
  • Natural light from a window or skylight is always beneficial

Always make sure that your office complex has adequate lighting and that your lights are installed in the right position to ensure that your employees can workoptimally and without any negative health-related risks. You need to reduce stress as much as possible and lighting can be a huge influence in any working environment. For more information on how to ensure proper lighting in your workplace, feel free to contact us and find out how we can help you improve your workingenvironment.