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The Definition of RSI (Repetitive Stress Injury) in under 100 words

An RSI or Repetitive Stress Injury is an injury, syndrome or disorder of the nervous or musculoskeletal systems caused by the repetition of movements and sustained strain.  RSIs are most commonly associated with office work or manual labour and if left untreated can lead to chronic pain. RSIs will usually manifest as a tenderness, throbbing,… Read More


What Are Carbon Offset Credits: The Pros and Cons

The environment and health of our planet is a hot topic these days. This is especially true with Canada’s federal carbon tax plan coming into effect on January 1st, 2019. In the midst of this discussion, you may have heard about various carbon emission reduction plans including carbon taxes, cap and trade systems, and carbon… Read More

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How to Prevent Repetitive Stress/Strain Injuries (RSI) In the Office

People who work in physical, dangerous jobs like construction or oil rigging are not the only ones at risk for a workplace injury. To a certain extent, the average office worker can also be at risk for bodily harm. Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are a type of ailment (invisible condition) that occur as a result… Read More


What is Mobile Printing & Why Should You Use It? (4 Key Benefits)

Mobile printing is just that – printing from a mobile device. Mobile devices include smartphones, tablets, or lightweight, limited-use laptops like Chromebooks. Mobile printing involves sending a print job from your mobile device to a printer, most often a multi-function printer (MFP). But mobile printing can be used with any printer connected to a network… Read More

Productivity Technology

2018 OI Summer Party (NB & PEI Edition)

One of our Core Values here at Office Interiors is Our People.  It’s the great group of people we have here at OI that has helped the company grow as it has over the past 27 years and it’s those same people who make it so easy to head to the office every morning. Since… Read More


The Definition of High-Density Storage (in under 100 words)

High-density storage systems are designed to have a minimal footprint while still offering a significant volume of storage space.  Systems can be configured to store paper documents, large objects such as employee uniforms and sporting equipment or a blend of both. High-density storage systems are most commonly found in doctor’s offices, libraries and hotels, but… Read More


Counter Height vs Bar Height vs Café Height: What is the Difference?

Have you ever pulled a stool up to a table only to realize that your legs are now uncomfortably close to the table or, alternatively, you are now awkwardly sitting far below the table surface? There is often much confusion surrounding the various colloquial names for stool and table heights.  Is this table counter height… Read More


The Definition of Unified Communications (in under 100 words)

Unified Communications (UC) is an integrated network or solution that can fulfill all your communication requirements within one comprehensive solution.  A UC solution assimilates your various text, voice, video, email, file and data sharing, multimedia and collaboration applications.  Enhancing user’s communication experience by unifying all forms of communication services is the essence of unified communications. … Read More


The Office Furniture Buyer’s Checklist

New to purchasing office furniture?  Purchasing office furniture can seem like a daunting task when you consider the sheer volume of options available.  There are scores of manufacturers, all with dozens of lines.  Then, each product comes with any number of possible configurations and potentially hundreds of finish combinations.  It gives me a headache just… Read More