Research by Carter Deforest Our team has been doing some research with the primary goal of improving our social media engagement (follow us on LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook!). Along the way, we’ve learned that many of the principles that apply to successful social media campaigns also apply to ergonomics awareness initiatives. When we want to […]
When you walk through an office and see workers slumped over their desks, slouching in their chairs, or perched on the edge of their seats, you’ll wonder if they need some ergonomics support. However, when your contact with workers is primarily through Zoom or Teams, where the background looks like a corner office with a […]
When you perform a Google search for “gaming chairs” and sift through the images, you’ll be met with a plethora of eye-catching, brightly coloured leather seats featuring wings and plush cushions. At first glance, gaming chairs may seem more comfortable than traditional “ergonomic” office chairs, with their array of knobs and levers. But let’s delve […]
This article reviews how our ergonomists "see" the hazards present in a home office, during our virtual assessment process.
Office footwear may appear to be an unconventional topic for an ergonomics blog, but shoes are quite important in creating a comfortable and productive workspace. While industrial and non-slip footwear are more commonly associated with ergonomics, what you wear on your feet during office hours can impact your overall well-being and work efficiency. Why your […]
This article reviews some of the most common sit/stand desks available.