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Changes are on the horizon for third-party green product certification initiatives.
Food can be everywhere with culinary inspired furnishings.
This Web Exclusive is a recap of results from a recent office ergonomics survey conducted by Staples Advantage. The pain in your neck at work may not actually be from your demanding to-do list or endless meetings. According to a recent survey from Staples Advantage, office furniture and technology may make or break how employees feel during the day. Results show that by providing support – in the form of ergonomic enhancements – companies can create happier, healthier, and more productive work environments. Staples Advantage conducted an online survey, with responses from more than 150 office workers in companies of all sizes and across industries. The survey, conducted in December 2010, asked about ergonomic preferences and use of ergonomic furniture and equipment. While 86% of office workers report some discomfort from their office furniture and equipment, 41% say it actually does cause a pain-in-the-neck; a little ergonomic fine tuning can go a long way. According to the survey results, with a more comfortable workspace: More than one in three office workers say they would be a more pleasant person to work with; Nearly one in two say they would be more productive; and 35% say they would feel less stressed at work.
Facility managers can browse and purchase furnishings directly through this website.
A study recently released by the New York Police Department revealed the following advice: when faced with a workplace violence incident involving a shooter, head for the nearest filing cabinet and hide…OR start flinging office equipment and supplies.
Nearly all the company’s wood furniture product lines now feature its water based finish, which contributes to healthy IAQ.
More than 60 products in five categories have received level™ certification, a multi-attribute, sustainability standard and third-party certification program for the furniture industry.
It’s a table! No, it’s a display case! It’s a science project! No, it’s all of the above (and so much more)!
NeoCon will offer its most comprehensive conference schedule to date, with 150 CEU-accredited seminars, industry association forums, and keynote presentations for architects, designers, and facility managers.
Students in the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee will participate in design exercises focused on creating and furnishing optimal learning environments.