Posts Tagged ‘Ergonomics’

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Friday Funny: Sitting Without A Chair

Would you trust a Chairless Chair to support your body weight? Or is it just a gimmick that's cashing in on the robotics craze? What do facility managers and engineers...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Stand-Up Desk Kit from Stand-Up Desk Shop

Office occupants can work more comfortably with this adjustable desktop...Read More...

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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Getting To The Bottom Of Height-Adjustable Desks

Sitting too much can be unhealthy, but there is substantial evidence that productivity increases with the regular use of a stand-up desk....Read More...

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From The Archives: Niels Diffrient — A Balanced Approach To Design

Niels Diffrient died on June 8, 2013 at the age of 84. This Q&A from the Today's Facility Manager archives illustrates how one of the top human factors designers came from humble beginnings to sprout impressive roots. It has been retrieved in his honor. From the October 2002...Read More...

Furniture Trends: Productive Provisions

In choosing furnishings, facility managers are aware of the way today’s occupants are working. From the May 2013...Read More...

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Ergonomics Design Guidance: Six Elements

Humantech has recently made available a free e-book, “Six Ways to Apply Ergonomics in Design.” Focused on workplace and workstation design challenges, the book boils down essential ergonomic design considerations to six simple...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Xtra-400 from Load Mover

This electric tug is a self contained, battery powered, walk-behind power mover that aids workers in moving heavy parts and equipment. Typical applications include moving materials from receiving to processing or assembly areas in a variety of industries....Read More...

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Regulation Enforcement Helps Fall Protection Equipment Market Outpace Economy

The low to moderate levels of compliance with health and safety regulations have hindered the growth of the fall protection market in North America. However, with regulatory bodies cracking down on non-compliant companies, the market for fall protection gear is set to accelerate and reach $670.5 million in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate of...Read More...

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Stress Tied To Decreased Productivity In The Workplace

Economic factors and fear are leading to increased levels of stress; evidence clearly links stress to physical symptoms and workplace injury. Reduced staffing levels leading to greater pressures on remaining staff and a lack of job security has resulted in one in four workers experiencing more stress now than a year ago. These findings come from a poll conducted by Electoral Form...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Locus by Focal Upright Furniture

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Locus by Focal Upright Furniture

This new workstation fosters healthy...Read More...