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Are standing desks more than just hype?

When at your workstation what is the right way to work? Sit? Stand? Give up and go home? As appealing as that third option is, it probably isn’t an option for most of us. Thankfully, these aren’t your only choices, and the solution is actually quite simple. When researchers followed 7,300 Ontario workers aged 35 to… Read More

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Finding the Perfect Chair – What to look for in your next task chair

We all know how important office ergonomics are and how they can affect your daily productivity. A poorly designed office workstation causes both physical and mental stress. A study by the Norwegian State Institute found that after the common cold, muscular soreness was the second most common cause of absenteeism at work and other studies in… Read More

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Ergonomic Accessories – Do they stack up to the hype?

When the topic of ergonomics comes up in a discussion, most people these days already know that you should use a quality ergonomic task chair and that alternating between sitting and standing throughout the day can be beneficial for your health.  These things are easy to picture being healthier, they immediately feel better.  What is much easier… Read More

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Why does ergonomics matter in the office?

 “The goal of ergonomics is to fit the task to the individual not the individual to the task.”                            Jeffrey E. Fernandez, PhD, PE, CPE & Michael Goodman, MD, MPH No one will deny that ergonomics is now one of the most discussed… Read More

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Seven Factors to Look for When Choosing Office Furniture

Overwhelmed by how many options are out there for an office furniture buyer?  To make it a little easier for you we decided to put together this list of the seven most important things to keep in mind when considering a particular product. Aesthetics The look of your workplace can play a very important role… Read More

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Four Things to Look For in an Office Furniture Provider

There are no shortage of options out there for a prospective furniture buyer; there are thousands of products and thousands of ways to lay out those products in your space.  We have unfortunately seen many an office or facilities manager misled by a price tag or sales person to purchase a product that doesn’t meet… Read More

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Sit less, move more

Every day I see dozens of articles and blog posts extolling the greatness of Sit to Stand desks and height adjustable tables, but I rarely come across any that actually delve into why they are poised to play such a crucial role in offices.  It really boils down to this, no amount of exercise or physical… Read More

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