Modern office culture requires employees to be sitting at their desks for long hours. This style of work demands better, ergonomic office chairs so that employees are comfortable at their desks. Employees could possibly develop various health problems (back pain, carpal tunnel, neck pain, etc.) which can lead to decreased productivity by using substandard office chairs. To get the most out of your employees and keep them comfortable, we highly recommend investing in good office chairs.
Investing in Humans
Think of your new office chairs not so much as things but as an additional investment in your employees. Chairs are specially designed to provide lumbar support – this ensures that employees who develop back pain after sitting for a while stay comfortable. Mesh seats can eliminate contact stress under the thighs.
Mobility and Flexibility
Businesses should not only consider how chairs can make employees with health issues more comfortable and productive but also how these chairs impact your office space. Issues such as ease of mobility, spaciousness, and size of the chair ought to be considered when picking new chairs for common areas. For areas such as reception and conference rooms, lightweight and spacious chairs that can be moved easily are highly recommended.
Satisfying Ergonomic Demands
Employees are becoming more and more sensitive to their own ergonomic needs and should be accommodated to ensure maximum productivity. If an employee tells you they prefer a chair with a cushioned seat, make sure this chair also has adequate cushioned back support. Height adjustment features are a must for today’s modern office furniture. Some chairs can help provide head and neck support, and others are designed for standing desks. Before embarking on upgrading your office chairs, it’s worth going around the office, getting opinions, and learning the various needs of your workers. By doing this, you provide the best working environment possible for your firm!
Ready to Transform Your Office Design With Some New Furniture?
American Design Associates, Inc. is a furniture dealer and design firm serving clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. We strive to ensure that every customer ends up with the office design and furniture to help their business run for years to come. We have the expertise and resources to help you get your move off to a great stress-free start. Visit us online to see what we can do for you, or give us a call at (410) 823-5500. To see examples of our work and get more advice on furnishing your office space, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+.