To assess ergonomics in the office you must look at many different areas such as computer and paperwork, telephone use, lighting, working posture, and work demands. The office ergonomics section will help to guide you through and provide some tips on basic office workstation set-up. Not to worry, the guide includes a 4-step program with accompanying pictures. There is also a special section on laptop use, both in the office and when on the go! Links to office ergonomics websites are provided.
Where to Start?
Are you concerned about the current set-up of your office workstation or have you just received a new workstation and want some adjustment help? Give this step by step guide a try.
How well are you set-up for work?
A comprehensive step-by-step guide that can be used to assist you with setting up your office workstation.
The quick reference guide that can help you improve your posture.
Western provides a value added ergonomics service through Human Resources Services and the Safety, Health & Wellness Department. If you have completed all steps and require further help, an office ergonomics assessment can be arranged.
This section describes various chair features to look for when purchasing a chair for your office workstation.
This section explores both the myths and tips for computer work and the people that use them.
This section covers laptop use and the various methods of setting-up a proper workstation whether on the go or in the office.
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