Ergonomics

What is an Ergonomic Assessment?

Every day at the office, you interact with many different work tools. From the office chairs to desks to lights and more, each has a role to play in proper office ergonomics. In fact, there can be so many different aspects to ergonomics, few people have the time or the experience to analyze their own… Read More

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How to Configure Your New Task Chair : 5 Essential Tips

Have you recently picked up a new task chair for your workstation?   You probably imagine yourself leaning back comfortably in your new chair, completing tasks faster than ever before. While task chairs are a great addition to any office space, before you can enjoy the full benefit, they need to be correctly configured. Not only… Read More

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4 Important Signs You Need a New Task Chair

When you look around your office and think about the items that need to be replaced, you may notice some things that stand out. The old coffee machine might end up near the top of your list. Getting new technology like a fast new computer or a printer that doesn’t jam is always nice. Yes,… Read More

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The Benefits of Office Ergonomics: How it Creates Value

How much does office ergonomics really matter? According to the World Health Organization, one-third of health-related absences are due to musculoskeletal disorders. Back pain accounts for 60 percent of these injuries, followed by neck pain and wrist pain. Other studies conducted on State Farm Insurance and Blue Cross-Blue Shield found that productivity improved by a… Read More

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Ergonomic Accessories – Do they stack up to the hype?

When the topic of office 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… Read More

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Biophilia and the Workplace

Biologist and researcher, E.O. Wilson, defines Biophilia as an “innately emotional affiliation of human beings to other living organisms.  Innate means hereditary and hence part of ultimate human nature”.   In other words, people are subconsciously attracted to living things; we are naturally drawn to plants, animals, and other people.  There are multiple scientific theories… Read More

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