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ORGATEC AND BEYOND
Visiting a large, international exhibition is always an experience full of contrasts. On the one extreme are the companies making products that do not look much different from their range 20 years ago and on the other are the companies that have transformed their portfolio, even since the same exhibition last time. There will always be a (surprisingly large) demand for…
Orangebox/Active Ergonomics has reinvented the Spira to enhance the comfort, function and appearance. For those who like the look and feel of the Flo chair, Spira Plus offers an alternative with an asynchronous mechanism and a range of options, including a short seatpan.
ERGONOMICS IN PRACTICE TRAINING
We are planning two more 3-day Ergonomics in Practice courses with Human Applications. These will be in Loughborough on December 16-18, 2014 and in London on February 18-20, 2015. The standard cost for this excellent programme is £595 per delegate but, due to pre-bookings, we can offer a significant subsidy. For content information and/or to register interest in this IEHF-recognised course, visit our registration page.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WORKPLACE DESIGN
The team from Space Works Consulting facilitated our most recent in-house training day. This reaffirmed what we already know but built on that knowledge with valuable and fascinating insights into how productivity, wellbeing and attitudes are affected by the work environment. If you are planning a relocation, refurbishment, Activity Based Working initiative or even if you have existing spaces that are underutilised, contact Lily or Sarah for expert guidance.
In response to customer enquiries, I have written another sit-stand blog. This one deals with implementation strategy. Whether you have already implemented a sit-stand policy or you are still trying to get to grips with the concept and decide on an action plan, this should provide ideas about the questions to ask. Along the way, I hope to have also exploded a few myths!
FIVE YEARS ON …
You may have noticed that this is Issue 60 of the eBulletin. In the last five years, we have sent more than 250,000 messages to recipients all over the world. As we near the end of 2014, I feel a competition coming on! Just guess how many times you think readers have clicked through from one of our links. To submit your guess, click here. We shall be giving away a FitBit Flex to each of the FIVE people with the closest answers.