Wheels in motion

Aesthetics versus Practical Reality and OH&S Consequences

For designers creating new activity-based workplaces, aesthetics and function are critical to the success of a fit-out. However, sometimes these two criteria can be at odds and designers have to make decisions between form and function. In 2016-17 38% of all serious workers compensation claims came from body stressing. Therefore, a designer’s selection of castors for mobile cabinets can potentially impact workplace injuries.

 

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