Ace Office - DAMS Buying Guide

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 Back rest Allow the spinal column to follow the natural ‘S’ shape. Height adjustability and lumbar supports will assist Seat tilt Adjust to improve your comfort Seat height Allow for your feet to be firmly on the floor when seated. The seat height should be just below the knee cap when standing. 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 Chair base 5 star base with weight loaded castors Levers Used to fine tune your position and comfort. Adjusting seat height, tilt and lock Lumbar support Adjusts to support the lower back and spine Head rest Comfort and support option for executive chairs Castors Standard, weight loaded castors, soft castors or glides The application of ergonomics in your workplace will make the environment more comfortable for all employees, boosting productivity and reducing stress – something that serves both the employer and employees alike. Selecting the right office chair does not have to be complicated. The key points to remember when choosing office chairs are, how long are the chairs are being used for and what activity will the user be doing while using the chair. BUYING GUIDE Are You Sitting Comfortably? 294