For many office workers, or those who are chair-bound for a good proportion of the day - the health and safety risks associated with sedentary behaviour (which include diabetes and obesity) are ever increasing. The good news though, is that many organisations are making efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of their teams. One example of this is the growing popularity of ergonomic furniture such as standing desks to encourage happy and healthy bodies at work.
So what if you're a small business and standing desks seems like too big of an investment? Well, here's some great news for you...
SafeWork NSW Rebate of up to $500 for Small Businesses
The Small Business Rebate currently offered by SafeWork NSW is aimed to help you adopt smarter and safer options in your workplace… and height adjustable standing desks are included as an eligible product. So if you are a small business in NSW and thinking about buying and installing standing desks for you or your team; you may be able to receive a business rebate of to up to $500.
Requirements For The Small Business Rebate
Here's a quick summary of SafeWork NSW's criteria:
- Attendance of a free SafeWork NSW safety workshop, event, webinar or an advisory visit from a SafeWork NSW Officer. The free online webinars are most convenient… as you can check them out at a time that suits you.
- You're a small business or sole trader registered in NSW who employs less than 50 people
- You haven't previously received a small business rebate from SafeWork or WorkCover NSW
- You are conducting a commercial business producing goods or providing services in NSW
We're here to help!
We can help you determine if you're eligible and provide assistance with your Rebate Application. Fill out the form below and we'll get in touch with you!