HSG57 – Seating at work added to our Downloads Page
Date of publication: 1997
Series code: HSG57
Very specific guidance on how to ensure workplace seating is safe and suitable for all – including special needs – with examples of good practice, including information on design and selection of models. Addressed to employers, employees, and those responsible for health and safety at work but also relevant to employees, manufacturers, designers, suppliers and all users of industrial and office furniture.
General sections reflect the broader subjects of managing dangers and hazards, how to conduct a risk assessment, good practice, legislation and relevant British Standards. In turn, there are a multitude of specifics addressed such as foot, back and armrests plus detailed issues like upholstery, adjustability, gas-lift operations and durability. Extensively illustrated with cross-section diagrams.