Workstation Design

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Dec 01, 2016
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Sit-stand computer workstations (PDF)

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/factsheets/fs56.pdf

Sedentary behavior is a significant health risk. This fact sheet provides tips for sit-stand computer workstations.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Dec 01, 2014
Computer Workstations eTool

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/index.html

This eTool* illustrates simple, inexpensive principles that will help you create a safe and comfortable computer workstation.

Source: OSHA

Dec 01, 2014
OSHA Computer Workstation eTool

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/index.html

This eTool* illustrates simple, inexpensive principles that will help you create a safe and comfortable computer workstation.

Source: OSHA

Sep 01, 2014
ErgoWeb: Eye Strain, Neck Pain and Monitor Placement (Conventional Wisdom vs Ergonomics Evidence)

http://ergoweb.com/eye-strain-neck-pain-and-monitor-placement-conventional-wisdom-vs-ergonomics-evidence/

This article provided by ErgoWeb: September 2nd, 2014 Eye Strain, Neck Pain and Monitor Placement (Conventional Wisdom vs Ergonomics Evidence) By Gene Kay, MS CPE

Source: ergoweb

Sep 01, 2010
Ergonomics Today: Site-to-Stand Workstations

http://www.ergoweb.com/news/detail.cfm?id=2488

This August 31, 2010 article written by Peter Budnick in Ergonomics Today addresses the benefits of sit-to-stand workstations.

Source: ergoweb

Mar 01, 2006
Easy Ergonomics for Desktop Computer Users (PDF)

http://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/dosh_publications/ComputerErgo.pdf

This booklet is intended for use by desktop computer users. The purpose of this booklet is to help you reduce your chances of being injured. You will learn to identify common desktop computer work station problems and explore some improvement goals.

Source: CA DOSH

Dec 01, 2002
Evaluating Your Computer Workstation: How to make it work for you (PDF)

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/1863.pdf

Excellent resource! Health considerations, workstation evaluation, how to select VDT equipment, VDT-related health problems and solutions, and VDT selection and set-up checklist.

Source: Oregon OSHA