Office Ergonomics: A Summary of Design Considerations

I am often asked how to properly set up an office space so that it is ergonomically better. Here is a list of things to consider when setting up your office space to make the office ergonomics better. Computer workstations: The monitor & keyboard positions, lighting and seating are especially important in preventing work-related musculoskeletal disorders & eye discomfort. These aspects should be taken into consideration to prevent discomfort &/or injury. - Neutral posture at the keyboard & mouse-arms comfortably at the sides, elbows approximately at 90 degrees, forearms parallel to floor, knees slightly below hips & wrists straight - Chairs [...]

How to Reduce Pain at Work

Most people spend their workday sitting at their desk all day. Unfortunately, this sedentary lifestyle is not good for the back. This is why a whopping 85% of working Canadians can expect some form of back pain during their lifetime. Even worse, once the pain starts, it can make it difficult to concentrate on the task at hand. The good news is that by learning to listen to your body and by paying attention to you your posture, you can easily prevent back pain, and many more serious elements, from developing down the line. Here are five smart ways to maintain [...]

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