My Seiko SBBN007 was worn daily for years. It still looks great.
Hmmm. My work (hospital) is usually very watch friendly, unless I have to assist on another ward where patients can get very agressive. (I work at an psychiatric hospital) So making sure the watch has a seconds hand for measuring the pulse is usually enough. I do try not to wear the more fragile watches I have. (like the omega megasonic)
Some quartz watches I use at work:
I can go on for a while, but I like to choose reliable, comfortable wearing watches