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12 Tips for an Ergonomic Computer Workstation
12 tips for an Ergonomic Computer Workstation
1. use a good chair with a dynamic chair back and sit back in this so the small of your back is supported.
2. top of monitor casing 2-3" (5-8 cm) above eye level
3. no glare on screen, use an optical glass anti-glare filter where needed
4. sit at arms length from monitor
5. feet on floor or stable footrest
6. use a document holder, preferably in-line with the computer screen
7. wrists flat and straight with forearms to use keyboard/mouse
8. arms and elbows relaxed close to body
9. center monitor and keyboard in front of you
10. use a tilt keyboard tray with a mouse platform adjacent to keyboard
11. use a stable work surface and stable (no bounce) keyboard tray
12. take frequent short breaks (microbreaks)