Our petition to European Committee of Standardisation (CEN)
STAT leads campaign to ban school chairs ‘bad’ for children’s backs.
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STAT is calling for changes to the European standard which currently allows a school chair to slope backwards by five degrees. Backward sloping chairs encourage children to adopt poor posture which health experts say increases the risk of back pain among children during their school years and, crucially, later in life.
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Read the article published in the Guardian on 19th April 2015.