If you work in an industrial environment or laboratory, then you know that your equipment must be specially made for the environment. Many people recognize this when it comes to desks, tables and cabinets, but this should include your seating chair solutions. Industrial ergonomic seating/chair styles look like regular office seating, but we have designed them for industrial quality strength and durability.
In this blog post – we will show you why ergonomic industrial seating is so important, the most common industries they are used in, key features and benefits and what you need to know before purchasing industrial seating.
Importance of Industrial Ergonomic Chair Styles
When it comes to ergonomicseating chair solutions,whether it’s laboratory seating, cleanroom seating or anything else, there are two major aspects to consider. We made sure that our chairs meet industrial specifications and needs and we also ensured that each chair and stool is ergonomic.
Let’s first consider the industrial needs.
Despite everyone’s best efforts, the truth is that most industries have spills, debris, dust and other contaminants. Most industrial settings are working with caustic, flammable or otherwise noxious chemicals that can destroy inferior office furniture. Our seating is made to be simple to clean in case of spills, and it comes in a variety of materials and finishes to work in numerous environments.
Let’s also discuss the needs of ergonomic seating.
According toMedline, failing to use ergonomic chairs, stools and other equipment may lead to possible pain and injury. This can include carpal tunnel syndrome, repetitive motion disorders and pain commonly in the back or arm and leg joints.
Ourergonomic seatingwas developed with the human body in mind. This means that our quality designed, factory direct seating was designed to ensure comfort whether you’re sitting for minutes or hours. Most industrial and laboratory settings can be tough on your body from lifting heaving objects to very meticulous and repetitive movements. Ergonomic furniture was developed to reduce the associated pains and injuries that many workers face.
Most Common Industries
The truth is that our ergonomic office seating can be used in nearly any industry. From a regular office to the harshest industrial plant. At the same time, you probably want to know where our chairs are most commonly used as we are happy to provide that information.
Our laboratory seating is very commonly used in labs, offices, industrial plants and manufacturing businesses. Aside from our chairs being both highly durable and comfortable, we also produced them to accommodate standard equipment and desk heights. This means they were made specifically for the other furniture around you, so they fit right into the office.
Whether you are mixing chemicals, working at a production area or going over reports, our stools and chairs will keep you comfortable. They are built tough and made in the USA, plus they are designed for the everyday tasks that you’re doing right now.
We also provide cleanroom seating, which often requires very specific materials and finishes. From static control to standards such as ISO 3 and ISO 6, our chairs were designed for professional environments with exacting standards.
While we built them to be durable enough for industrial work, you might be wondering if our office chairs and stools are suitable for the carpeted side of the business. Our chairs are roomy, comfortable, have many adjustments for height and sitting angle and include lumbar support.
Our chairs and stools were built to be both rugged and comfortable to fit a wide range of industries.
Key Ergonomic Features and Benefits
Many people don’t realize how many features and options there are to choose from when it comes to ergonomic seats. We will break down the most important parts so that you know exactly what to look for.
If you’re choosing a chair, then consider the back. It should be upholstered with a comfortable material that meets the demands of your environment. The best backs also include lumbar support.
You also need chair controls for optimal ergonomic comfort. We have included levers for height adjustment, backrest angle and seat tilt. It only takes a minute to conform the chair to your body’s natural angles and sitting patterns.
Many of our chairs come with a foot-ring. These optional rings are simple to adjust and they enhance comfort by giving you a place to rest your feet. And any adjustments needed, are done by through the centre bushing.
The base typically has five legs and can be made from a variety of materials. Most are steel-reinforced to extra durability and longevity. You can choose to have wheels or not depending on your needs. Most of our caster wheels are made to resist movement unless someone is sitting in their the chair. The prevents the chair from moving as you get up or once you are away from the desk.
What you Need to Know
What do you need to know before ordering your ergonomic seating? As we said, our chairs are made for various industrial environments, from cleanrooms to labs and much more. You should order chairs specifically for your environment. For example, you wouldn’t order a light manufacturing chair for an ultra clean environment.
Also consider what extra features you need. Many of our customers like having a foot-ring for extra comfort. You can also choose an extra smooth pneumatic tilt and backrest along with a larger backrest.
If you’re ordering these for a cleanroom, then you can only get a chrome finish. If you’re order for other environments, then you can get this in a black powder coat.
Aside from knowing what features you want, we also suggest keeping an open mind about the other available features. You might find that we offer something that makes your office run much smoother.
Now just look through our extensive catalog and find the best ergonomic seating for your needs. We offer many options and are happy to speak to you about any questions that you might have.