Selecting an office chair that is both eco-friendly and provides maximum comfort is not easy. You have to do a lot of research to know the details of the chair. Carrying out research on chairs is important as it is one office furniture which is used by employees for a long day working. You need to understand the requirements of the employee and the office environment in order to select the right type of chair. People who sit for long hours are more to health issues like back pain, neck pain, joint pain, etc. Office chair [เก้าอี้ ออฟฟิศ, which is the term in Thai] that eliminates or minimizes the risk of health deterioration of employees should be given preference.
Features of a good office chair
- Tilt adjustment: Before purchasing a chair see whether your chair is giving you the feature of tilt adjustment. Tilt adjustment helps the employees to tilt the back of the chair according to their preference.
- Paddle control: Good office chairs are the ones that offer you the ability to manage the height, knee tilt and back tilt position.
- Lumbar support: Chairs having lumbar support gives your muscles and lower back the support that they need to maintain the correct seating posture.
What is an efficient seating style?
Employees that work on computers have to sit continuously for hours to complete their work. Sitting for long hours with wrong posture may cause severe health problems. Hence, it is necessary that you provide your employees with a chair that has an armrest, backrest, adjustable height. Armrests help the employees to keep their shoulders relaxed by keeping them close to body. A backrest helps the employee to sit with natural curve. This provides a better posture to your spine. The height of the chair must be adjustable. The correct height of seating is the one where you rest your feet flat on the floor.