Optimising individual comfort throughout the day
The leading cause of lower back pain in the workplace is task seating. After a few hours working in the conventional 90° sitting position, the majority of people find their posture puts pressure on the body from the lower back through to the neck and head.
In the same way, standing all day is quickly tiring. It is not practical to expect a person to stand more than 20% of the time. Also, a combination of sitting in the conventional position and standing does not provide a long-term solution.
Despite all good intentions, we still find a majority of people in this familiar posture after a few hours of work in the office and being exposed to:
Standing all day OR Sit + Stand is not the optimum solution
It’s not pratical to expect a person to stand more than 20% of the time
Well established sitting is very bad for you
Making height adjustments easy
Optimising the ergonomic position for healthy work requires a flexible worktop position and height. However, the current mechanisms integrated into adjustable worksurfaces such as electric, manual and gas-assisted mechanisms have a number of drawbacks, including cost, ease of use, harmonics and reliability.
Monitor Arm Problem:
Eliminating neck pain
The leading cause of neck pain is the position of the monitor. With the shift from fixed monitors to portable PCs, tablets and smartphones and the different postures involved, discomfort in the neck position is further accentuated.