Office Ergonomics

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Jan 16, 2017
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety: Ergonomics - Working in a Sitting Position

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/ergonomics/sitting/

Choose from the subtopics listed on the left sidebar relating to all aspects of the ergonomics of working in a seated position including selecting chairs, working in stand/sit positions and more as provided by CCOHS.

Source: CCOHS

Jan 16, 2017
Humanics Ergonomics - Office Ergonomics and More

http://humanics-es.com/ergonomics.htm

Information provided by Humanics Ergonomics on anthropometrics, ergonomic tools, seating, products, injury data, ergonomic reports and much more.

Source: Humanics Ergonomics

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, 2016
Office Environment

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/officeenvironment/default.html

A well-designed office allows each employee to work comfortably without needing to over-reach, sit or stand too long, or use awkward postures (correct ergonomic design).

Source: NIOSH

Jun 01, 2016
Ergonomics, Mobile Devices and the Workplace of the Future

http://ergo-plus.com/ergonomics-mobile-devices-workplace/

Following are simple ergonomic adjustments you can make for a variety of digital devices and work environments along with a few great videos we found that were created by physical therapist Steve Meagher of SiteSolutions.

Source: Ergonomics Plus

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

Nov 01, 2010
Ergonomics Today: Opinion - Balls as Office Chairs a Bad Idea (updated)

http://www.ergoweb.com/news/detail.cfm?id=1091

This article, by Peter Budnick on Ergoweb, was originally posted on April 11, 2005 and provided here with 2010 updated comments.

Source: ergoweb

Nov 01, 2010
Office Stretches: How-to video collection - MayoClinic.com

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/office-stretches/MY00921

Working at a desk all day can take a toll on your neck, shoulders and other muscles. Office stretches to the rescue! By Mayo Clinic staff

Source: MayoClinic.com