Ergonomic resources for you

Ergonomic resources for you

Nearly every business in America is required by the US Government to provide workers with a safe and harmless workplace. In addition, there are currently 22 states and jurisdictions that have complete state plans covering the private sector as well as state and local government employees. These states include Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oregon, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming. In five states/territories—Connecticut, Illinois,…

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Which Desk Converter is right for you?

Which Desk Converter is right for you?

The number of desk converters available in the market is increasing almost everyday. Because of the economical price point, desk converters prove to be an affordable entry into ergonomics market. First convert your existing desk to a standing desk with a desk converter and then move onto other ergonomic products like monitor arms, under desk keyboards and keyboard trays, mice and so forth. While most of these converters are in the same price range and have similar features, we believe…

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How to Reduce Eye Discomfort While Gaming

How to Reduce Eye Discomfort While Gaming

Have you ever been forced to leave or stop playing a game, or even seek medical assistance for gaming injuries? Common gaming strains include dry eyes, headache, blurred vision, neck and shoulder pain, tired eyes, red eyes, sensitivity to light, and twitchy eyes. Whether you’re playing on a TV, computer, phone, or tablet, your game should never stop because of pain and strain. Digital screens use blue light, an HEV (high energy visible) light, that travels on short wavelengths but…

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What to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Monitor Stand

What to Keep in Mind When Choosing a Monitor Stand

A monitor stand is your entry into ergonomic products especially if you are looking for an economical price point.  A simple, no-mounting free-standing installation is another advantage. Place it directly on your tabletop (no drilling required), attach a monitor and you are good to start work.                                 Unlike a monitor arm, a monitor stand will however provide limited adjustability, that is, limited height adjustment and…

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4 Benefits of Multi-Monitor Mounts

4 Benefits of Multi-Monitor Mounts

Is your neck sore from staring at your monitor in the same position for hours? A monitor arm or mount could help. Monitor arms, mounts, and stands are flexible, allowing you to make ample adjustments and re-adjustments to the height and tilt of your screen, rather than being bound to one viewing position. You can also move your arm side-to-side to share content with co-workers or clients.  Adjustable arms can be great additions to sit-stand solutions so that you can…

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6 Ways Point-of-Sale Mounts Can Work For You

6 Ways Point-of-Sale Mounts Can Work For You

A Point-of-Sale mount lets you place technology exactly where you need it with convenience, style, and security. Point-of-Sale (POS) mounting solutions are ideal for monitors and tablets that work as checkout or signature-capturing devices, price check stations, or display screens in restaurants,  retail stores, libraries, or other customer-facing industries. Use a POS mount to avoid placing expensive monitors or kiosk technology on counter surfaces. Instead, elevate your monitors and kiosks above the counter, or even attach them to the wall…

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Why Do You Need a Vertical Track System?

Why Do You Need a Vertical Track System?

Get more height adjustment by mounting a monitor or TV on the wall using a wall track system. What is a vertical track system? A vertical track system is composed of a few different pieces: a thin strip of metal (the track) that is installed on the wall or other vertical surface, and brackets that attach workstation components to the track, such as a monitor arm or CPU holder. When installing a vertical track system to the wall, installing onto…

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How Can You Keep Your Laptop Safe From Theft?

How Can You Keep Your Laptop Safe From Theft?

The convenience and portability of laptops make them ideal for employees on the go and public areas like libraries or check-in stations where a full desktop isn’t suitable. However, having laptops publicly accessible means a bigger emphasize on their safety and security. There’s a wide variety of ways to keep your laptop safe. We’ve compiled a small list to help you find the solution you’re looking for. The first two options are complete laptop solutions to keep your laptop safe,…

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The Importance of Workstation and Monitor Arm Minimum Weight Requirements

The Importance of Workstation and Monitor Arm Minimum Weight Requirements

When purchasing a monitor arm, there’s a wide variety of components to think about: number of monitors, mounting options,  adjustments, budget, weight requirements, etc. Most of the time, maximum weight requirements have more influence over a purchasing decision because you want to ensure that your monitor will be supported. But in fact, minimum weight requirements are just as important. The average weight of modern computer monitors is less than 10 lbs, and most are about 5 lbs. (Unless of course…

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What is an Ergonomic Mouse For?

What is an Ergonomic Mouse For?

Mouse use can lead to a variety of pains and strains in the wrist and hands, usually referred to as musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). MSDs include repetitive strain injuries (RSIs), tingling or numb fingers, tennis elbow, carpel tunnel syndrome, and hand pain. Ergonomic mice are designed to keep your hand in a neutral resting posture in order to lessen the strains placed on the body. This posture refers to the position of muscle joints in the forearm, wrist, and fingers. Like…

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