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The ergonomic work stationBruneau

Tips for your desk chair and desk

Various factors must be considered to arrange a work station as ergonomically as possible. The position of both the chair and the desk is important in general, but extra attention must also be paid to the combination of the two pieces of furniture.

In any event, the chair must be positioned in such a manner that the user can easily put his or her feet on the floor. Back support is also an important factor because the strength of the user’s back may depend on it. The position of the computer keyboard is often forgotten. The middle row of keys must be at approximately the middle of the arm and the wrists must form a straight line.

There is little room for argument on the position of the mouse: it may be on either the left or the right of the keyboard. Also give thought to the body posture, because a relaxed body will result in improved work performance. Practically speaking, everything that you need to perform your tasks must be at arm’s length. This will result in optimum efficiency. Finally, keep in mind that the user’s head must be approximately level with the top of the computer screen.

A good sitting posture is, obviously, also very important. Often mouse elbow or RSI is the result of poor posture. So the logical next question is: what is a good sitting posture? It is important that the knee forms an angle of approximately 90° with the floor. To achieve that position, it is essential that the chair and desk are well suited to one another. It is usually not easy to adjust the desk, with the result that it is the desk chair in particular that has to be adjusted if necessary.

JM Bruneau has various models of desk in its range. In the first place, there is the Eco range, consisting of a versatile desk and matching extension table, work surface, meeting table and table that can be configured in different ways. The top surface measures 70cm by 60cm, while the base of this office table is in teak. The sturdy and stable laminated top surface is especially striking, with the additional distinguishing property of a shock-absorbing PVC edge of 3mm. It is also worth mentioning the strong square metal tube structure of 30mm x 30mm. This office table consists of a number of parts that have to be assembled. That should not present any problems because assembling the different parts is easy.

Another attractive desk is one with an L-shaped base. This desk is in cherry wood, but the customer can choose from a wide range of colours. As regards the working surface, there are 5 different widths. In addition, it is height-adjustable.

Another attractive desk is one with an L-shaped base. This desk is in cherry wood, but the customer can choose from a wide range of colours. As regards the working surface, there are 5 different widths. In addition, it is height-adjustable.