App ed Ergonom cs

l
i

i

The Source for
Solutions
New ways to work, new challenges
• Totally mobile
• computing
• Cloud storage
More mobile workforce estate cost and carbon...
Major Challenges

• Accommodating multi-generational workstyles
–Millen
•
• Are multi-taskers
nials e-mail or IM to face-t...
Ergonomic Challenge #1

• Ergonomically, laptop computers force bad
posture and should not be used at a desk
all day long.
Ergonomic Challenge #2

• Under-desk Storage

– LEED-mandated lower heights have led to
storage

based systems with low
op...
Ergonomic Challenge #3

• Sound in Open Plan cuts both
–
ways
Distracting

to many people

–For newer employees, good way ...
Ergonomic Challenge #4

• Light and energy
usage
–As

we age we require
t
geometrically more light
o
–see us 26 o avera of...
Laptop Use Response

• Treat the laptop as a CPU or monitor at most
– Separate keyboard and mouse: Goldtouch Go is
small, ...
Continue to provide adjustability

• At the office, even at unassigned desks,

provide at least some that have keyboard
tr...
Sit or Stand

• Give people the opportunity to work standing
up as well as sitting down. Even without a
treadmill, standin...
AE Computer Ergonomic Resources

• We work extensively with both Humanscale
•
•

and Workrite, as well as Chief, Innovativ...
Sound Attenuation Resources
• Acoustic workstation panels
• Sound masking system: Lencore
Spectra
Lighting Resources

• LED Ambient lighting:

– Waldmann moveable ambient lighting with
occupancy sensor and daylight harve...
Lighting Resources

• LED Task Lighting

– Newest under-bin and swing arm options from
Workrite, Humanscale, Waldmann & Lu...
Panel and other Modular Systems
Tayco Cosmopolitan combined with
UP
Artopex
Air
Fluid Concepts
Collaborative Video Huddles

• SIMO Corp IMT: Interactive Media
Technology
Moveable Walls
• Alur
Glass
•
Starwall
Challenge: Seating

• If people are moving around and sitting and
standing, what chairs will fit?

• ANSWE
R:

Simple, fle...
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If your organization is in need of new workstation furniture, it is likely that you will get multiple bids. Prices can start at $500 for used cubicles, and range anywhere from $1000 to $7500 per station for new panel systems.

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  1. 1. App ed Ergonom cs l i i The Source for Solutions
  2. 2. New ways to work, new challenges • Totally mobile • computing • Cloud storage More mobile workforce estate cost and carbon • Pressure to reduce real footprint per employee • Increasing collaboration both on projects and documents
  3. 3. Major Challenges • Accommodating multi-generational workstyles –Millen • • Are multi-taskers nials e-mail or IM to face-to-face Prefer • conversation • Not easily phased to noise or problems Less prone by back commotion –Olderother ailments • and • Tend to be more linear generationsin-person conversation Prefer phone or • • Need more focused concentration work areas More prone to back problems • Require more light to see
  4. 4. Ergonomic Challenge #1 • Ergonomically, laptop computers force bad posture and should not be used at a desk all day long.
  5. 5. Ergonomic Challenge #2 • Under-desk Storage – LEED-mandated lower heights have led to storage based systems with low open bookshelves. are back injuries waiting to happen! The se
  6. 6. Ergonomic Challenge #3 • Sound in Open Plan cuts both – ways Distracting to many people –For newer employees, good way to disseminate collective knowledge through overheard conversations –For managers, good way to catch mistakes being made
  7. 7. Ergonomic Challenge #4 • Light and energy usage –As we age we require t geometrically more light o –see us 26 o avera offi build pow Light ing es % f ge ce ing er Age 20 Age 60
  8. 8. Laptop Use Response • Treat the laptop as a CPU or monitor at most – Separate keyboard and mouse: Goldtouch Go is small, light and protected to fit in laptop bag – Raise monitor height with thin riser
  9. 9. Continue to provide adjustability • At the office, even at unassigned desks, provide at least some that have keyboard trays and larger monitors on arms with easy plug-in for laptop without docking.
  10. 10. Sit or Stand • Give people the opportunity to work standing up as well as sitting down. Even without a treadmill, standing can help users lose substantial weight over the course of a year, as well as relieve back pain.
  11. 11. AE Computer Ergonomic Resources • We work extensively with both Humanscale • • and Workrite, as well as Chief, Innovative, ISE, ESI and others We carry our own branded ergonomic product as we source directly from CompX, the largest OEM manufacturer We carry our own lines of electric height adjustable tables, plus SIS, Mayline and others
  12. 12. Sound Attenuation Resources • Acoustic workstation panels • Sound masking system: Lencore Spectra
  13. 13. Lighting Resources • LED Ambient lighting: – Waldmann moveable ambient lighting with occupancy sensor and daylight harvesting sensors
  14. 14. Lighting Resources • LED Task Lighting – Newest under-bin and swing arm options from Workrite, Humanscale, Waldmann & Luxo
  15. 15. Panel and other Modular Systems Tayco Cosmopolitan combined with UP
  16. 16. Artopex Air
  17. 17. Fluid Concepts
  18. 18. Collaborative Video Huddles • SIMO Corp IMT: Interactive Media Technology
  19. 19. Moveable Walls • Alur Glass • Starwall
  20. 20. Challenge: Seating • If people are moving around and sitting and standing, what chairs will fit? • ANSWE R: Simple, flexible and supportive

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