Office Chair Instructions

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If you work in an office, you know that sitting in an office chair all day can be painful. Incorrect posture can lead to a sore back and a stiff neck. But a well-designed office chair can make working in an office more comfortable. Knowing how to use your office chair and adjust it for proper, ergonomic posture can save you the strain to your neck and back.

Find the handle that controls the seat height under the seat of the chair. It should be on the right side in the middle. For lowering the seat, pull the handle and put your weight on the seat of the chair. For raising the seat, pull the handle and manually raise the seat to your preferred height.

Locate the tilt tension knob under the seat. It should be in the middle front of the seat. Turn the knob clockwise to support more weight. Turn the knob counter-clockwise to release the tension in the tilt.


Sit in an upright position with the small of your back touching the backrest of the office chair. Your knees should be at a 90-degree angle with both feet flat on the floor.



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