MicroDesk reduces strain

25th Jun 2020 in All, Health, Ergonomics
MicroDesk - side view

Karo’s product trainer Ronel Hendry, certified in workplace ergonomics, demonstrates the new MicroDesk to staff at Business Furniture Solutions in Pretoria. The adjustable, dual purpose writing platform and document holder, is the ideal accessory for computer operators.  Because the paperwork is placed in front of the operator, they can read, write and type without strain. […]

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The consequences of a bad chair

28th May 2020 in All, Health, News

We spend long hours on our chairs behind computers and seldom think about the effects of sitting on a bad chair. According to statistics released by BigThink.Com, people spend an astonishing 7709 days of their lives sitting! If we consider that eight hours of this is spent at offices hunched over a computer, then it’s clear that it’s […]

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4 years on, Karo’s exclusive chair design for Unilever is still on the shopfloor.

3rd Nov 2019 in All, Chairs, Ergonomics, Quality

Karo’s Idonsa industrial chair solved a problem at Unilever! Unilever’s Indonsa Savoury factory had a recurring and expensive problem: industrial chairs that kept breaking and needed replacing every three months. Their chairs were also failing to meet the necessary hygienic health and safety requirements required in a food producing environment. Furthermore, productivity was negatively affected […]

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What is under my seat?

23rd Oct 2019 in All, Chairs

Understand your ergonomic chair’s skeleton and find out what the levers under your seat are used for. It’s crucial that your workstation and ergonomic chair are adjusted according to your body type and height to improve your posture and overall productivity. But, how can you make sense of the skeleton and levers under your chair? […]

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