This article is about meaningful footrests annoys office worker too deep, or the Chair if the desk is too high. In particular, little people of this problem are affected. Footrests can help here and allow more ergonomic work on not height-adjustable tables. Therefore, one can say that height-adjustable work tables are better. The difference can be compensated by footrests. This relieves the back and is therefore healthier. Also the Ordinance refers to this problem. Foot rests were standardized according to DIN 4556.
The following factors should comply with foot rests. The floor space should be at least 45cm wide and the depth should be at least 35 cm. Furthermore, the height of the front edge should be 5 cm. The adjusting height should be adjustable to at least 11 cm above the floor. The last important point is the slope. Footrests should be at least between 5 degrees and 15 degrees of tilt.
In addition to have greater foot pitches to a dynamic sitting position is proved to be especially cheap. Dynamic seated posture is supported by dynamic backrest chairs. Furthermore, people have to sit upright with right angle at the knee and elbow. This prevents incorrect stresses at shoulders, back, arms and legs. In any case, a long, rigid tense attitude should be avoided. The use of footrests is also criticized because they restrict the freedom of movement and thus the important and necessary dynamic seat type, by pretending a specific limb and foot position.This is dangerous, because fatigue might occur, the blood circulation could affect and hinder blood circulation. Some experts recommend therefore height-adjustable desks, because they accordingly would eliminate foot rests.The most foot-rests are made from hard PVC. Furthermore, footrests are adjustable and easy to use. Modern Footrests are height-adjustable 4-way. Furthermore, footrests with slip layers have been coated, which prevent extra comfort and slipping. Of course, there are foot rests with different dimensions and weights. The most common weigh 1 kilogram. Many make a height of 70-150 mm help. Manufacturers supply not only adjustable footrests and foot supports, which have a fixed height.It should again it noted that footrests should be made available, if an ergonomically correct working position without footrests can not be achieved.