According to The Back School, "Effective ergonomic design reduces fatigue, discomfort and injuries; and increases job satisfaction, productivity and quality of work." If a proper fit is established between the end user and their job, the musculoskeletal stresses on them are reduced, they are more comfortable, and they can do things more efficiently and effectively. The... Continue Reading →
Is Your “Sit to Stand Solution” Really Only a “Standing” Solution?
As I write this post on April 24, 2016, a search on Google for the "dangers of sitting" results in 36,200,000 hits. There is no lack of information on the dangers of sitting in today's technologically connected world and consumers are more knowledgeable than ever. This increasing awareness is driving one of the hottest trends... Continue Reading →
Do We Still Need Keyboard Trays?
In the world of office furniture, the topic of keyboard platforms is controversial. People seem to love them or hate them and for a variety of reasons. From an ergonomics perspective, they are often the first line of defense in creating an adaptable and flexible workspace set up. And yet there seems to be a... Continue Reading →
So What’s So Bad About Sitting?
As a Territory Sales Manager for Workrite Ergonomics, I publish a bi-weekly email newsletter that goes out to all my valued clients and furniture dealer partners. As I do research for my newsletter, the hottest topic by far has to do with the dangers of sitting. Never before has so much attention been focused on... Continue Reading →
Is Your Company’s Investment in Technology Costing You Real Estate?
Flat screen monitors are the standard today with many people using dual screens for added productivity. And while adjustable monitor arms are popular, the majority of end users still use a monitor with a fixed base much to their disadvantage. Compared to the functionality and multiple benefits offered by adjustable arms, a fixed base actually... Continue Reading →
Is a 29″ Desk Right for You?
The standard height desk in the furniture industry is 29” and has been that way for a long…time. Post World War II, the government decided to implement some new building standards. The primary information they used to develop these standards was a military study, male only…no women. Please consider that your typical soldier is not... Continue Reading →