Tag: workstation design


New control room at London Bridge Station goes live

New control room at London Bridge Station goes live

It was great to see the new control room at London Bridge Station go live in May.  CCD supported the design of the room as part of our work on the redevelopment of the station with WSP and Grimshaws. We helped the project with a participatory design process for the room through running a full scale mock-up trial with the Network Rail operations team along with the...

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Ergonomics of new technology changing office design

Ergonomics of new technology changing office design

Technology we use at work is changing.  Laptops, smartphones, tablets are all providing mobility over the predominant desktop PC.  Much of this has developed to help us work on the road but it is also having an impact on the way our offices and workspaces are designed. The shortcoming of the desktop has always been that it fixes us to a desk, a single work...

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Is sitting up straight really ergonomic?

This recent article on the BBC website suggested that sitting up straight to work wasn’t actually as good for your back as previously suggested. …an interesting report suggesting the low-strain result of slouching, we’re sure that the results are right, but what about the conclusions in the article?  The report could easily be misinterpreted The posture may be OK for relaxing (isn’t this what this...

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Is this a good ergonomic solution for infrequent laptop use?

Is this a good ergonomic solution for infrequent laptop use?

We spotted this product from IKEA as a neat solution for infrequent use of laptops in the home.  It probably does work OK for domestic situations but the ergonomics of it would need some work for a commercial application. The main problem is that there is no height adjustability which you’d need to account for the variety of people who might use the facility. But...

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