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Proper Office Seating: Choosing Chairs

Office seating should meet certain criteria because the chairs that the staff have to work in can make all the difference to the way they feel at work and that can directly translate into not only how efficiently they work but also their moods at work and more. This is why you are going to want to look for specific things in the chairs you purchase for your office. Here are some of the things you want to pay particularly close attention to: 

The height of the chairs

Most good office chairs will go up and down so your employees can adjust them to meet their height. However, you still want to make sure they give your employees the height adjustment they may need since some can go up and down more than others. Also, if you have some employees who are taller than most, then you need to make sure you get them a chair that will meet their needs specifically. 

The armrests on the chairs

You need to pay special attention to the armrests on the chairs you purchase for your office. The chairs need to have armrests because it decreases the chances of office injuries by someone accidentally falling when going to sit and will be easier on employee's knees because they can use the armrests to help them stand as well. Also, it's more comfortable to use a chair that has armrests. You want to make sure the rests are thick enough they are really usable and they should be made of a comfortable material. The armrests are also going to need to be functional in your office and this means they are going to need to work well with the desks in the office so they can't hinder the staff from being able to sit as close to their work desks as they may want. 

The back should be comfortable

The back of the chair should be comfortable and this may mean offering an adjustable back so the person can tilt it to a position they find comfortable. Also, you are going to want to get chairs that have good lumbar support because this is going to help make the employees feel more comfortable in the chair but can also help to prevent back pains during work or even later on when they are home. 

The bottom of the chairs

You want to look specifically for chairs that have wheels because they will help employees to have more freedom to move around in their office. However, you also want to get chairs with wheels that lock because this will be an important safety feature that can prevent accidents in the workplace by keeping the chair right in place.

For more information on office seating, reach out to a local furniture store.