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*Please note that the Ergonomics Department will only recommend products and obtain quotes, but cannot place orders. Ordering must be completed within each department.


Chairs should have a number of adjustments that allow users to customize the fit and promote a good seated posture. This is especially important for individuals who sit for a large portion of the day.

Here is a summary of important chair features:

  • The chair should be easily adjusted while the user is seated
  • Height adjustment
  • Adjustable seat depth
  • Fully adjustable armrests
  • Height adjustable and supportive backrest
  • Different casters for carpet or hard surfaces should be considered
  • Appropriate chair fabric should be considered depending upon the application (vinyl or fabric)
  • MOST IMPORTANT - The Chair should feel COMFORTABLE!
    • A chair trial is recommended to determine if it will meet your needs
    • Chair samples are available from many local vendors!
    • Call the Ergonomics Department for more information at 315-741-2996


  • Ergonomic office supply products are available for purchase through Gholkar's, Staples, OfficeMax, Amazon, and more!
  • Your Ergonomic Specialist would be happy to recommend products!