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  • 7 Ideas for Wall-Mounted Furniture Systems That Save Space
    by Weber Knapp on July 8, 2021 at 2:30 pm

    One of the goals when improving a living or commercial space design is to save space while adding functionality and flair. It’s quite the challenge to balance ergonomics, functionality, convenience, and comfort while saving space. 

  • Office Hot Desking Tips for Ergonomic Workstations
    by Weber Knapp on June 23, 2021 at 7:02 pm

    Are you looking for office furniture that can serve multiple people of all sizes, at all times of the day? Hot desking (aka “hoteling”) is a growing trend that allows business owners or office managers to reduce overhead by not letting desks sit idle. Instead, employees reserve a desk as needed for their in-office days. 

  • The Best Ergonomic Keyboard Tray for an Ergonomic Workplace
    by Weber Knapp on June 15, 2021 at 1:18 pm

    Do your employees spend a lot of time at their computers? At this point, who doesn’t?

  • What Are Restaurant/Bar Countertop Hinges? How Do They Work?
    by Weber Knapp on June 9, 2021 at 12:49 pm

    Lift assists for bar and countertop openings are essential features in modern taverns, kitchens, and restaurants. Beyond just looking cool, they have many functional purposes.

  • Outdoor Ergonomic Workspace Design Ideas for a Post-COVID World
    by Weber Knapp on May 12, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    After a year-plus of being cooped up indoors due to the coronavirus, both customers and employees have been anxious to spend as much time as possible outdoors. They’d probably enjoy just sprawling anywhere outdoors in public simply because they finally can. However, you'll still want to provide ergonomic furniture and equipment for their long-term health and comfort.

  • Ergonomics in Manufacturing: How to Improve Shop Floor Safety
    by Weber Knapp on May 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

    In manufacturing, safety is always a major concern. Hazards that come with the territory of a manufacturing line or shop floor can pose a serious threat to the health and well-being of your employees.

  • EPA Indoor Air Quality Certification + Your Office Furniture
    by Weber Knapp on April 28, 2021 at 7:33 pm

    Having the best ergonomic products in your office is important for employee health, safety, and comfort. However, poor indoor air quality can offset the benefits of those products by exposing your employees to toxic fumes from that same furniture and equipment. Those toxic fumes are VOCs  (volatile organic compounds) introduced during the manufacturing process. 

  • Hotel Ergonomics Design: Building for Visitor & Staff Safety
    by Weber Knapp on April 21, 2021 at 2:30 pm

    Unlike most offices, a bustling hotel has to keep the safety and comfort of both its employees and guests in mind during the design phase. You'll want to be as cognizant of hospitality ergonomics behind the front desk or in the laundry room as you are in the guest rooms.

  • Bad Ergonomic Design, & How to Spot It in Your Product
    by Weber Knapp on April 14, 2021 at 1:20 pm

    Ergonomics is the practice of creating a comfortable and safe working environment. But it’s more than just going on Amazon and searching for “ergonomic products.” You have to make sure the products you’re buying are actually going to improve your workplace’s ergonomics.  But how do you avoid imposter products? Here are some tips for figuring out which products have bad ergonomic design.

  • What Is ANSI/BIFMA-Compliant Furniture?
    by Weber Knapp on April 7, 2021 at 1:15 pm

    Distributors and dealers of ergonomic products and office furniture often look for proof that what they buy backs up its claims. They want their own customers to have that level of trust, too.