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Four Things You Should Consider when Choosing Technical Furniture

Posted by Kathleen Babcook on Sep 4, 2014 12:05:49 PM

TechnicalFurnitureXybixToday, too many of us are strapped to our desks and glued to our computer monitors and keyboards, especially, for the long hours required by most of our jobs in the fields of public safety, security facilities and operations control rooms which can operate 24/7.

We might ask ourselves, “Isn’t there another option?” With the recent advancements in technical furniture and ergonomic workstations, the answer is "yes!" Why should managers, directors and supervisors care? Because improper ergonomic positioning can result in work-related injuries and decrease performance and productivity. 

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Topics: Technical Furniture, Health, Security Console Furniture, Ergonomics, Dispatch Consoles

Casino Surveillance Isn't a Gamble: Your Casino Security Consoles Shouldn't be Either

Posted by Ken Carson on Mar 31, 2014 4:24:17 PM

XybixCasinoSucurityConsolesOne of the most important investments a casino owner can make is in the security of the establishment. With this in mind, many casino managers have installed high-tech surveillance systems, such as HD cameras and around-the-clock video monitoring, all of which provides exceptional oversight and security. But the casino industry’s next big surveillance investment should be a little closer to solid ground. We’re talking about height-adjustable furniture consoles for security operators, which can be incredibly beneficial for both the operations team and the management.

Height-adjustable furniture is commonly used in government agencies such as 911 dispatch and utilities departments. While you may think that 911 dispatchers have little in common with casino security, they actually share one major job function: long hours at a desk, scrutinizing multiple computer screens.

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Topics: Health, Security Console Furniture, Ergonomics, Buying

Security Consoles: Making Steps Toward Updating

Posted by Kathleen Babcook on Oct 18, 2013 3:45:00 PM

Out with the 'Old' and in with the 'New'Old vs New Xybix

Sitting at your desk, looking at computer monitors or having a job that requires sitting for extended periods of time, can cause a great deal of physical stress on your body. Unfortunately, this type of sedentary work is all too common in industries such as 911 dispatch, security, public safety and more.  

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Topics: Technical Furniture, Health, Height Adjustable Workstations, Security Console Furniture, Ergonomics, Dispatch Consoles

Height Adjustable Desks for the 21st Century Employee

Posted by Kathleen Babcook on Sep 27, 2013 2:25:00 PM

Sit or Stand XybixIt is suggested that prolonged sitting can be bad for your health, but what's really worth noting is the metabolic consequences such as resting blood pressure, triglycerides, cholesterol and cardiovascular disease biomarkers. The American Cancer Society states that mortality rates increase by 37 percent in women who sit for more than 6 hours per day. The same was true for 18 percent of men. 

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Topics: Health, Height Adjustable Workstations, Security Console Furniture, Call Center Furniture, Dispatch Consoles

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