Ergonomics

Open Plan Offices

Main Features:

A open plan office is a large open space, will no solid walls, where everyone can see and hear each other. Also everything is in a single room such as computers, desks, and etc.

Advantages and Disadvantages:

Advantages:

Good for communication

More space to work

Improves productivity

Easier to help people

Easier for supervision


Disadvantages:

Noise pollution

Can be easily distracted

Less privacy

High stress levels

High blood pressure

Examples Of Use:

Open plan offices are used in:

Schools

Offices

Large businesses

Emergency services

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