Books can be timeless -- until they’re in tatters. Library staffers know how challenging it is to keep books and other library media in good shape. It’s not just a matter of poor treatment by book borrowers. The very process of removing and replacing borrowed materials can cause scuffs, scrapes, and other damages.
Why bother with chemistry and electronics when you can get great performance from sturdy, reliable mechanical motion control?
The facts are in on the ergonomic height-adjustable desk – it’s better for employees and better for businesses.
But if you’re reading this and you’re buying furniture for your organization, you probably already knew that. What you need now is a plan of action for maximizing your investment.
Maximizing comfort and value in an interior space is both fun and challenging for home and hospitality designers. It’s the #1 priority for tiny homes and studio apartments, but also a worthwhile endeavor for those designing in larger spaces.
Owners hate going to the vet almost as much as the pet itself. And while veterinarians love what they do for a living, their “office” setup usually doesn’t set them up for success.
When most people hear “ergonomics,” they think of office workers in cubicles. But ergonomics – designing or modifying the working environment for the worker’s health and comfort – is crucial to the construction industry, too.
With the entire millennial generation now in the workforce, the modern office is changing. “Wellness” and “mobility” have new meanings. Workers’ expectations are evolving.
When most people think of workplace ergonomics, they think of the office worker who sits 8 hours a day in front of a computer. And as studies show, ergonomics is very important in this type of office setting, both for reducing strain and improving productivity. While the 9-5 office worker is the poster child for the importance of ergonomics, what about those on their feet most of the day? And what about their customers?
Distributors and dealers of ergonomic products and office furniture often look for proof that what they buy backs up its claims. They want their own customers to have that level of trust, too.
Anyone who’s spent an extended time sitting at a computer, whether for school or work, has probably experienced some form of strain. What once was the exception is now the norm -- desk jobs are more common than ever, and so are the related health risks.