Monday, June 13, 2005

Proper desk setup and lighting protect eyes, wrists, neck and back

A good set of practical tips ...

"You're headed home from work. You notice your neck is stiff, your wrists are sore, and your eyes are tired. Just another day at the office, you think.

But with a few adjustments here and there, and perhaps some assistance from your company's human resources department (or maybe a helpful administrative assistant) you can reduce the physical stress and strain resulting from a poorly planned and structured workstation.

The University of Missouri's Department of Environmental Heath and Safety has published a Work Station Ergonomics Self-Help Guide to help workers make workplaces safer and more comfortable. The following information is annotated (with permission) from that guide:"   continued ...   (Via

Desk Setup - User Interface Design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Ergonomics

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