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Study shows standing desks are bad for health

Standing at a desk has been promoted as beneficial to health and has led to some employers buying expensive height-adjustable desks. But now a study has shown that there are health risks associated with standing. What was found? More...

DSE

Sitting comfortably?

H&S MANAGEMENT - HOMEWORKING

Providing chairs for homeworkers

An employee who works from home has sent in an expenses request to cover the cost of a £200 office chair. They purchased it to help them with a back problem. Do you have a legal duty to pay for it? More...

OFFICE - SEATING

Five-year rule for office seating

An employee has said that their chair needs to be replaced because it’s more than five years old. According to them, older models don’t provide sufficient support and are likely to be the cause of health problems. Are they right? More...

OFFICE SEATING

An executive seat please

A colleague has just purchased a new “executive” chair. However, when you looked at the one they’d chosen, you realised that it wasn’t really suitable for prolonged screen-based work. Do you need to worry about this? More...

OFFICE SEATING

Sitting on your balls

What should you do if one of your staff decides they don’t want to use their office chair, but an inflatable exercise ball instead? Far fetched? Not at the University of Bath it isn’t. What should you do if you find yourself in a similar situation? More...

NEWS - OFFICE CHAIRS

Don’t sit still

According to a recent survey, poor posture and sitting for prolonged periods can cause serious back problems. How should you minimise the risks? More...

NEWS - TEMPORARY STAFF

Reasonable adjustment

An exceptionally tall worker is suing Barclays Bank following a back injury. What’s going on and how can you avoid a similar situation? More...

WORKPLACE EQUIPMENT

I need a new chair

One of your employees has demanded (not asked) for a new chair. He’s complaining that the one he has isn’t “ergonomic” and causes him backache. How should you deal with him, and do you have to respond to his demands? More...

H&S HOTSPOTS

Alternative chairs for computer users

Last updated: 14.12.2018

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