Time to use an office chair: an essential selection criterionThe office chair must first be chosen according to the time spent in front of your computer or drawing board. If the office activity is only occasional or does not exceed two to three hours per day, a standard office chair is more than enough. On casters, it can be adjusted in height and may or may not have fixed armrests. The density of the seat must be at least 30 kg / M³. Below this, there are risks of poor irrigation in the knees as well as in the buttocks and consequently manifest discomfort in the legs. When the daily office activity exceeds three hours, it is necessary to choose an office chair adapted to its morphology. An ergonomic office chair consists of a depth-adjustable seat that allows the equipment to be adapted to the user's leg length. As for its backrest, which is also adjustable, it can also be reclined. It supports the vertebrae well, limiting the risk of lower back pain.
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What mechanism to choose for everyday office work?
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An office chair with armrestsArmrests - also called armrests - are very useful for relieving the upper body, especially the cervical vertebrae and the shoulders. After five or six hours spent in front of a computer, pains can indeed become disabling if one cannot put the forearms on armrests. It is therefore better to choose an office chair equipped with padded armrests for more comfort.
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Equipment adapted to heavy buildsPeople with a certain overweight have every interest in choosing an office chair adapted to their body size in order to be well settled. They will be able to devote themselves to their office activity for long hours without pain and without fatigue. They can be fitted with an ergonomic office chair with a high back ensuring permanent contact and with a self-regulating synchronous mechanism. It is according to the weight of the user that the seat and the back of the office seat tilt. This automatic function can of course be deactivated. This type of office chair is particularly suitable for an intensive office activity.
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