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Design, so they don’t reach for it!

If you’re familiar with ergonomics design guidelines, then you are aware of the CSA guideline (CSA Z1004-12) that provides recommended reach guidelines for “frequent”, “infrequent”, and “occasional” work. What do these guidelines represent? For reach, we usually are most concerned with a smaller worker, because a larger worker could stand...
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Armrests can help or hinder – find out why

We are often asked about how important armrests are. The market is cluttered and confused with mixed messages on this chair feature. You can buy chairs with highly adjustable armrests, and you can even buy armrests that attach to a work table. Are they helpful? Necessary? We have often found that...
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