Ergonomics in the workplace

12 tips for an Ergonomic Computer Workstation

12 Tips for an Ergonomic Computer Workstation


  1. Use a good chair with a dynamic chair and sit back in this
  2. Top of monitor casing 2-3 inches (5-8 cm) above eye level
  3. No glare on screen, use an optical anti-flare 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 in relation to forearms to use keyboard/mouse/input device
  8. Arms and elbows relaxed close to body
  9. Center monitor and keyboard in front of you
  10. Use a negative tilt table platform adjacent to keyboard
  11. Use a stable work surface and stable (no bounce) keyboard
  12. Take frequent short breaks (micro-breaks)

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