09 Apr 81% of employers believe blue light protection increases employee productivity, according to Forrester research
According to new Forrester research, employers believe blue light protection has a major impact on the health of their employees. Forrester surveyed professionals across China, the UK and the US on the impacts of various factors on employee health and well-being, including exposure to high-energy blue light from devices.
The survey found that the majority of employers link reduced blue light emissions with increased productivity and positively impacting the health and well-being of the workplace. The summary aimed to understand the role of monitors in improving the employee experience, with key results including:
– A majority of the respondents here found that high resolution monitors reduce eye strain (91%) and the ability to view sharp images provides the high level of detail required to work better (79%).
– Sixty-eight (68%) percent of healthcare professionals validate that providing customizable color and resolution of monitors that are easy on the eyes would have a high or critical impact on the overall workplace, specifically in creating a positive well-being for employees.
– Sixty-six (66%) percent of employees think that reducing blue-light emissions from monitors for better eye comfort would have the same effect;
– Employers agree that reducing blue-light emissions improves well-being (67%), especially in markets like the UK (70%) and worldwide commercial (72%) and enterprise companies (78%).
– Fifty-three percent of healthcare experts see issues of eye strain and blurring eyesight from monitor use to also be a significant issue that comes up among patients. Headaches (69%) and itchy/dry eyes (51%) are also among the common symptoms that arise from the lack of right devices at the workplace.