Toilet maker aims to get your butt back to work

A new potty is designed to break up the amount of time you spend away from your desk. Double flush THIS.


December 19, 2019

Like to linger in the loo? That might change. There’s a new anti-ergonomic toilet designed to keep workers off the john and at their desks.

Let’s sh*t and get to it…

StandardToilet’s 13-degree slope will make your legs tired after 5 minutes.

Company founder Mahabir Gill’s need to deter stall squatters became clear after what started as a fun night out left him in dire circumstances.

Unfortunately for Gill — and maybe for you — there were no free toilets to be found.

  • According to one survey, potty procrastination at work is a real thing. Londoners average 28 minutes and 35 seconds.
  • Productivity boosters are a thriving market. Tetramind, for example, tattles to bosses when employees bounce between apps too often.

But one man’s productivity is another’s pain

Sit-stand desks and meditation rooms are reserved for one employee class.

Lower-level workers are subject to extra policing… even in the most intimate spaces.

  • At one Scottish call center, staff must document their potty breaks and are allowed at most 1% of their workday — 2 minutes for a 4-hour shift — to take care of “business.”

Amazon reportedly doesn’t give warehouse workers time to tinkle during shifts. Some resort to peeing in bottles.

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