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ERGONOMICS IN THE WORKPLACE

There are many tips on ergonomics in the workplace. Find them in the following links below:

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
To understand the best way to set up a computer workstation, it is helpful to understand the concept of neutral body positioning. This is a comfortable working posture in which your joints are naturally aligned. Working with the body in a neutral position reduces stress and strain on the muscles, tendons, and skeletal system and reduces your risk of developing a musculoskeletal disorder (MSD). 



MEDWORD
Personalizing your environment so that it is comfortable for your work situation promotes a healthy physical and mental lifestyle. Studies show that a carefully planned work environment can actually increase productivity. Of course, only you can judge what is best for you, so we encourage you to adapt the following tips to your own needs. What is ergonomics? This term is often used and often misunderstood. Ergonomics is a science that addresses human performance and well-being in relation to various types of jobs, equipment, tools, and environment. So ergonomics as it's related to computers is concerned with the interactions among a person using a computer, the work methods and tools employed when using a computer, and the work area.

Arranging Your Workspace
Computers and Body Fatigue
Maintaining Good Work Habits
Exercises
Your Ergonomics Checklist

ERGOTRON

Correct placement of a monitor and keyboard can reduce eye, arm, shoulder and neck fatigue. Follow these tips whenever working at a computer workstation.
The Comfortable Computing InitiativeMake your space and work-life as comfortable as possible—get more ergonomics information that’s easy to use at ComputingComfort.org.




SAFE COMPUTING TIPS

This site is designed to help you be more comfortable and productive while using your computer. It will also help you reduce your risk of experiencing painful and disabling injuries or disorders such as CTS, RSI & MSD.
Ergonomic tips and guidelines for safety and injury prevention while working at office or home. We illustrate simple, inexpensive principles that will help you create a safe and comfortable computer workstation. 











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