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How to Choose the Right Chair for Your Employees: 3 Factors to Consider

What Should You Look For In An Office Chair?

1. Supports Good Posture

When it comes to choosing the right chair for your employees, there are a few key factors to consider. First and foremost, the chair should support good posture. Poor posture can lead to a range of health issues, including back pain, neck pain, and even headaches. A chair that is designed to support proper alignment and encourage good posture can help reduce the risk of these issues and keep your employees comfortable and productive.

2. Remains Comfortable After Five Minutes

In addition to good posture, the chair should also be comfortable for long periods of time. Your employees will likely be sitting in their chairs for extended periods of time, so it’s important that the chair is both comfortable and supportive. Look for chairs with features like adjustable lumbar support, padded seats and backrests, and adjustable armrests to ensure that your employees are comfortable throughout the day.

3. Quality For Your Budget

Another important factor to consider is the budget. While it may be tempting to skimp on chair quality to save money, this can cost you more in the long run. Poor-quality chairs may need to be replaced more frequently, and employees who are uncomfortable in their chairs may be less productive. It’s important to find a balance between quality and affordability to ensure that you’re getting the best value for your money.

Support Your Team With Great Seating

Overall, choosing the right chair for your employees is an important investment in their health, comfort, and productivity. Take the time to research and compare different options, and don’t be afraid to invest in a higher-quality chair if it will pay off in the long run. Your employees will thank you, and you’ll see the benefits in increased productivity and reduced absenteeism due to discomfort or pain.  

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Need to See it? Ergonomist Goes Through Seating Needs

Our Friends over at AlterErgo made this video to walk you through all different seat fits for your team!


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