Know-How: Ergonomics

The old adage… “one size fits all” does not apply in life.  Not in clothes, not in appetites and most certainly not in school furniture.  Continue reading to see how schools and universities are using ergonomic principles in selecting school furniture.

Apr 1, 2006 12:00 PM
By Mike Kennedy

As students and instructors rely more on computers to complete assignments and teach lessons, having furniture and equipment that allows users to work efficiently and comfortably is a critical component of creating a sound environment for learning.

 

Ergonomically designed furnishings can help users adapt chairs, tables, keyboards and other computer equipment to match their size, shape and individual preferences.

To read more about how the University of California, Los Angeles addresses these needs, click here.

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