Hard worker Emma: scientists have created the layout of an office worker with experiencePictolic
The office cannot be compared with the work of the miner or Metallurgist. However, from working at the computer in the room no one has become healthier. To demonstrate how the negative impact of the office on its inhabitants, scientists together with artists created a layout typical Cabinet officer who has devoted most of his life reports, price lists and contracts.
Group of experts in the field of health, led by futurist William Hayelom, conducted extensive research among office workers and created a doll to Emma. It is a collective image of the employee of a large company, who faithfully served their employers for 20 years and got a full set of ailments associated with the specifics of their activities.
Doll Emma, depicting a middle-aged woman has swollen legs with varicose veins, pale skin, dull red eyes and a hunched back. To trace the evolution of the office worker, in the framework of the project "a Colleague of the future" were interviewed 3000 people who have worked a long time in the offices of the UK, Germany and France.
Said in one of his interviews, William Hingham. Immediately it is worth noting that the study is not completely scientific and unbiased. The fact that the project customer is a manufacturer of office furniture and equipment Fellowes and work, most likely focused more on the promotion of brand products and not search for means of dealing with negative factors.
But it is also impossible to claim that the researchers exaggerate the harmfulness of office work. Chance sooner or later to become Emma have everyone who selflessly devoted their company and forget about the rest and your health. This is not the first experience of scientists with a simulation of the human exposed to the benefits of civilization. To do this, the designers showed a "smartphonemate", on the exterior, which was reflected by the addiction to mobile gadgets.