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Chair buying guide
Are you sitting comfortably?
The application of ergonomics in your workplace will make the environment more comfortable for all employees, boosting productivity and reducing stress ā€“ something that serves both the employer and employees alike.
Selecting the right of ce chair does not have to be complicated. The key points to remember when choosing of ce chairs are, how long are the chairs are being used for and what activity will the user be doing while using the chair.
Headrest
Comfort and support option for executive chairs
Back rest
Allow the spinal column to follow the natural ā€˜Sā€™ shape. Height adjustability and lumbar supports will assist
Lumbar support
Adjusts to support the lower back and spine
Seat slide
Seat depth should allow the user to use the back support without the front of the seat pad pressing against the back of the lower legs
Seat height
Arm rests
Provide support for the upper body and therefore reduce the stress on the users shoulders and back. However, they should not restrict free movement
Seat tilt
Adjust to improve your comfort
Levers
Used to  ne tune your position and comfort. Adjusting seat height, tilt and lock
Seat base
5 star base
Weight loaded castors Soft castors
Glides
Allow for your feet to be  rmly on the  oor when seated.
The seat height should be just below the knee cap when standing.
Castors
Standard, weight loaded castors, soft castors
or glides
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