Our top 10 tips for the ideal ergonomic workplace

An ergonomic workplace facilitates the comfort and productivity of VDU users. All it takes is a few changes to three parts of your desk set-up to create the ideal workplace. ONE:  A good seated position: The ideal ergonomic workplace starts with a good seated position. One of the steps to achieving this [...]

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NEW…Compact Wireless Bluetooth keyboard for multiple devices

We are pleased to introduce the BakkerElkhuizen UltraBoard 940 Compact Wireless Bluetooth keyboard. A unique ergonomic, Wireless Bluetooth keyboard that can also be used with a USB cable if preferred - the Bluetooth will automatically turn off when the cable is inserted.   Up to 5 wireless Bluetooth computers, tablet devices or [...]

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Whitepaper: Is it possible to work comfortably on a tablet?

The use of tablets at work is on the rise. This means that employees are also using their tablet to conduct their everyday work activities like answering e-mails and writing longer pieces of text. The problem now, however, is that tablets were never designed for these more lengthy tasks. So how [...]

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Make 2018 the year of the HEALTHY workplace

Adopt a healthier lifestyle, exercise more, save money, contribute to a cleaner environment… Many of us are good at setting goals, but actually achieving them remains a challenge when achieving a health workplace. Where do we go wrong? And, in specific terms, what can we do about it? People are physiologically and [...]

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Ergonomics and the ‘New Way’ of Working

Working where and when you want, this is in summary what the New Way of Working is. The advantages have slowly become apparent: greater freedom in planning one’s working hours oneself, less time wasted on commuting, a smaller requirement for office space and consequently lower facility costs and less impact on [...]

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Does ‘Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)’ have a future?

“Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) can no longer be stopped. In the near future employers and their staff will no longer be provided with a laptop, tablet, Smartphone or PC. In about four years, half of all employees will have to use their own private devices on the work floor,” [...]

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Mobile Working: Laptop bag or trolley?

Bag or trolley? The fact that mobile working is becoming increasingly routine in organisations means that employers now MUST provide tools that actually enable this. In the countries surveyed (Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and the United Kingdom) I.T. workers agree that the laptop is the key to enabling mobile working. Not surprisingly, [...]

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Spotlight on the keyboard: what to know when buying one

We still spend half of our computer time using our mouse, but we are increasingly being encouraged to make more use of the shortcut keys. That makes having a good keyboard essential. What should you be aware of when buying a (compact) keyboard? EU directive for Computer Keyboards Ever since IBM introduced [...]

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The history of ergonomics

Ergonomics is mainly known as the science of improving workplaces to enable workers to use their computers in a safe and productive way. But how and when did ergonomics, and with it the scientific study of mankind in relation to his environment, actually begin? The first publications about work-related complaints date [...]

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Is the UK finally adopting flexible working?

Although the Netherlands has long been hailed as the pioneers of flexible working in Europe, research conducted by the Action and Research Centre (RSA) in cooperation with Vodafone has revealed that flexible working has also become fully integrated on the work floors in the UK. No less than 77% of [...]

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