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Dual Height Laboratory Footrests

Dual Height Laboratory Footrests

When people think about setting up the right position to sit in when at a laboratory bench, they mostly concern themselves with getting their chair adjusted correctly. This focuses on the shoulders, back and neck. Most laboratory benches are 900mm to 950mm high. A lot of people sitting at these benches will use the footContinue Reading

Sponsorship deal announced

                                                          Work Area Limited announces new sponsorship deal with Banbury United Banbury United are delighted to announce that the club’s Town End terrace will be sponsored byContinue Reading

Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Chairs Model 101

Electrostatic Discharge or ESD chairs have to do more than offer a comfort seating solution. For the electronics industry, it’s important you choose a chair which prevents any electo static discharges (ESDs) which can damage both products and sensitive instruments. ESD Chair 101 – February featured product Work Area’s featured ESD chair is the stylishContinue Reading

Why real men (and women) do use footrests

Are you one of those people who, when the word footrest is mentioned, recoils at the mental image of an elderly person sitting with a tartan blanket over their legs? Well, that’s definitely not the sort of footrest we’re talking about here. Footrests are an essential part of your office, industrial or laboratory workstation equipment.Continue Reading

Seating risk assessments – who needs them?

Employers have a legal responsibility to provide suitable seating for their staff. Inadequate seating results in strain and injury and in an extreme situation could lead to legal action being taken against you or your organisation. Even if you’re self-employed, you still need to consider your seating and whether it’s suitable for the work youContinue Reading

Seating that meets the special needs of industry workers

Talk about seating and workstations and the first thing that comes to mind is office workers. But it could be argued that seating is an even more important issue for people working in industry production or in laboratories. The average office worker is less likely to be desk-bound than their industrial counterparts, having the freedomContinue Reading

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