Chair Selection

Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Jan 16, 2017
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety: Ergonomics - Working in a Sitting Position

Choose from the subtopics listed on the left sidebar relating to all aspects of the ergonomics of working in a seated position including selecting chairs, working in stand/sit positions and more as provided by CCOHS.

Source: CCOHS

Nov 01, 2010
Ergonomics Today: Opinion - Balls as Office Chairs a Bad Idea (updated)

This article, by Peter Budnick on Ergoweb, was originally posted on April 11, 2005 and provided here with 2010 updated comments.

Source: ergoweb

Jun 01, 2005
Back support in office chairs

This site provides tips on back health related to office work and sitting.


Aug 01, 2003
Computer Workstations: Chair

A properly designed and adjusted chair will provide appropriate support to the back, legs, buttocks and arms.

Source: OSHA