Sitting properly may reduce pressure on your back and help improve your posture. Get up and move every 20 minutes. This can include walks down the hall, stretches, and core strength exercises. Sitting A – The height of your work surface should allow you to work without reaching or bending. Arrange commonly used items such as staplers and phones so that they are within easy reach. B – Forearms should be parallel to the floor and at an approximate 90 degree angle from your upper arms. C – Wrists, neck and head should be in a relaxed neutral position – not [...]
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Height Adjustable Desks Healthier For Sitting Position Too Many people overlook the fact that electric height adjustable desks are not just for sit to stand, but will create a more ergonomic seated working position. Traditional fixed height desk heights are 29″ – 30″ high surfaces. And this same height is provided to everyone without regard to their height. It seems obvious that a 5′ foot all person would need a lower height seated work surface than a 6’4″ person. With an electric height adjustable desk, everyone can adjust their seated height work surface to where it is most ergonomic and [...]
The Reconfigurable Office – Easy Change in the Workplace Today’s office needs to be adaptable and easily reconfigurable for a changing and growing workplace. Mobility and change can be designed into the workspace plan. We start with a simple product platform that can be used to create an agile, open team environment. This minimalist approach is adaptable to personal and shared spaces, informal or focused environments. Easy maneuvering makes it a snap to group and regroup throughout the day. Adaptability, Change, Reconfigurable The workplace designed to be nimble for tomorrow’s challenges. Let’s engineer change into your corporate culture and into your work space. [...]
After using a Standing Desk for 1 year, this happened... The research suggests that sitting all day is bad for our health but would losing our chairs improve performance? I decided to make a stand and find out. The first thing I discovered about standing desks is that you don’t have to wait for the $2k super duper electronic: sitting, standing gizmo. If you wait – more than likely your company will never get around to paying for it. So my advice – make your own. Standing desk 1: The prototype My first desk was built out of coke cans and packs [...]
A fully adjustable workcenter system, which provides a wide range of flexibility, can be a great solution for addressing health issues: By reducing “excessive sitting” to less than three hours a day, the U.S. life expectancy can increase by two years, according to a July 2012 study in BMJ Open. Reducing TV time to less than two hours a day can bump it up by 1.4 years.
Furniture Spotlight: 3M™ Precision Standing Desk Sitting all day at the office is quickly being replaced with office furniture that allows you to stand and work. Standing desk converters are one such option to gain an ergonomic office desk for a healthier work day. These devices sit on the top of your desk rising up and down to allow you to switch between sitting and standing positions. The 3M™ Precision Standing Desk SD60B is an affordable option that comes from a trusted manufacturer known for quality. Small adjustments make the difference and the 3M™ Precision Standing Desk allows for greater [...]
Balancing “Me” And “We” SpacesWhen given the choice. the next generation of workers are gravitating towards spaces that match their changing work needs through the day, changing from heads down concentration work in their workstations, to collaborative work in common areas, to social exchanges of information in softer lounge areas. As work styles continue to change rapidly, how can you maintain the right balance between the types of spaces that you offer?Adaptability.Today’s innovative organizations embrace agile teams and flexible spaces that can transform with ease.We design workplaces for flexible work styles. [...]
Solving the Noisy Office Problem A recent study found that workplace distractions caused by office chatter diminishes work place performance significantly and affects office morale. But you don’t have to keep paying the “noise tax.” Our simple and affordable Sound Masking solution will solve your noisy and distracted office problem with clear ROI. A Noisy Office Is A Distracted Office Gallup Management Journal did an interesting Q&A on office interruptions with Gloria Mark, an associate professor at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, and a leading expert on work. Usually called [...]