Ergonomics expert Claire Kendrick writes about how poorly designed school furniture can harm children’s postures, and how improving awareness can prevent future problems

A school is essentially a child’s ‘workplace’, and as such, the application of ergonomics should be applied to fulfil health and safety obligations. But this is often not the case, finds Levent Çaglar, senior consultant ergonomist at FIRA

Environments created with the needs of both students and teachers in mind yield better results, says professor Andree Woodcock from Coventry University’s school of Art and Design


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