Finding the perfect chair for your space can be confusing, but we are here to help! Columbia University conducted a study about ergonomics in the workplace and researchers complied which factors should be emphasized and what should only play a minor role when selecting your perfect chair.
Most people only focus on two things; appearance and cost. We agree that these are important factors as budget and overall look play hefty roles within an organization. Five factors that should carry the most weight are:
Ergonomic factors like comfort of the user
Adjustability factors like the range and ease of adjustability
Economic factors like initial cost, maintenance and life of chair
Safety factors like tipping and gliding
Miscellaneous factors like swivel mechanism, weights and casters
Now, there are plenty of myths out there on the inter-webs regarding ergonomic task chairs. Hover over each image to learn the truth.
1. All workers have the same ergonomic needs
2. I sit up straight so I don’t need an ergonomic task chair
3. I can’t afford an ergonomic chair
4. Leather Chairs are always the best choice
5. An Ergonomic Task Chair is All You Need
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