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Lol... Check this out, need a new chair.

Poll Results: Who should replace it?

 
  • 9% (12)
    You, you broke it!
  • 28% (38)
    Your boss, you dont get paid enough.
  • 9% (12)
    No one, let people stand for 8 hours.
  • 53% (71)
    Lose some weight dude...
133 Total Votes  
post #1 of 65
Thread Starter 
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This is the second chair i have broken in a week at my job. (R.I.P) Im at work now and this just happened around 10 minutes ago... Just my luck some one will post this on YouTube.

I need a quality chair that isn't too expensive to suggest to my boss that will also hold up to obese people like myself. (330 lbs)

Thanks for any help smile.gif
Edited by amdcpu4life - 8/20/11 at 2:29pm
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post #2 of 65
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Preferably one with arm rest's.
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post #3 of 65
Im sure there are specialist chairs out there for heavier people so hopefully your boos will get one for you, as if you get hurt then he may be partly responsible so its in his interests to see you are comfortable and safe while working.

Wouldn't hurt to loose a bit of weight as well. Its good for your overall health. ;-)
post #4 of 65
Dude, it looks like you work in a prison.
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post #5 of 65
I don't think they'll make you replace it, that would be crap if they did, even including the fact you are obese. Just tell your boss that it might be a good idea for them to invest in a special chair for you since normal ones don't hold up for long.
 
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post #6 of 65
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by hyujmn;14656260 
Dude, it looks like you work in a prison.

Yup, a correctional officer.
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post #7 of 65
Stereotypical big prison officer?
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post #8 of 65
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Dylan;14656293 
Stereotypical big prison officer? biggrin.gif

You-Betcha! smile.gif

My boss is really cheap, the highest he might spend is $50. Im tired of busting my bum and have employee's laugh at me. I never hear the end of it.
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post #9 of 65
We have a guy at work who's 450lbs and has broken at least 5 chairs in the 6 years I've been there. We got him a special chair for people up to 600lbs and he managed to break a caster off. This was a semi expensive chair so instead of telling our boss he broke it he duct taped a book to the pedestal arm so that it would still slide.

Needless to say the boss found out and told him to either get a replacement set of casters or we're going to get a crane to hold him up.

Boss should cover this one. But don't take advantage of the situation.
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post #10 of 65
Oh wow I was right.

Also, ouch you'd be hard pressed to find a good chair for $50.
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