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Definition: Ergonomics is the science of work. Ergonomics derives from two Greek words: ergon, meaning work, and nomoi, meaning natural laws. Combined they create a word that means the science of work and a person’s relationship to that work.
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12 tips for an Ergonomic Computer Workstation
- use a good chair with a dynamic chair back and sit back in this
- top of monitor casing 2-3″ (5-8 cm) above eye level
- no glare on screen, use an optical glass anti-glare filter where needed
- sit at arms length from monitor
- feet on floor or stable footrest
- use a document holder, preferably in-line with the computer screen
- wrists flat and straight in relation to forearms to use keyboard/mouse/input device
- arms and elbows relaxed close to body
- center monitor and keyboard in front of you
- use a negative tilt keyboard tray with an upper mouse platform or downward tiltable platform adjacent to keyboard
- use a stable work surface and stable (no bounce) keyboard tray
- take frequent short breaks (microbreaks)