Lighting in the workplace is far more important than one might think, with direct correlation between light levels and performance in workplace. Brighter light can have positive impact on employees in many different types of working environment. It is no secret that light affects people in multitude of ways. If there is not enough light on work surface, eye strain becomes a problem and less work gets done.
Reports from U.S. National Library of Medicine reveal the benefits of lighting in the American commercial, retail and industrial workplace.
On the other hand, poor lighting increases the likelihood of accidents in the workspace, reduces workers concentration and performance. Things like glare and flicker compromises worker effectiveness.