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Workrite.Care is based on Harvard Medical School’s health database and Workrite Ergonomic’s 25 year legacy of providing cutting edge ergonomic solutions for the ever changing workplace. Get helpful suggestions for improving office ergonomics and a research-based health and wellness library to help you learn about risk factors affecting the modern office worker.

Proper Office Ergonomics

Research indicates that changing position periodically or standing for regular intervals throughout the day can reduce fatigue and improve alertness and productivity. Follow these simple guidelines to help prevent problems from occurring while sitting or standing at your desk.

Seated_Ergonomics

 

Seated Ergonomics

The height of your work surface should allow you to work without reaching or bending.

Forearms should be parallel to the floor and at an approximate 90 degree angle from your upper arms.

Wrists, neck and head should be in a relaxed neutral position.

The distance between your eyes and the monitor should be at least 15.7” or more – typically arms’ length.

Standing_Ergonomics

 

Standing Ergonomics

Forearms should be parallel to the floor and at an approximate 90 degree angle from your upper arms.

The distance between your eyes and the monitor should be at least 15.7” or more – typically arms’ length.

CTo insure that neutral neck and head posture are maintained, individuals who wear corrective lenses, particularly multi-focal lenses, may need to adjust the height of their monitor to a lower position and tilt the monitor at 30°-40° angle.

Zones_Ergonomics

 

Zones Ergonomics

Arrange commonly used items such as staplers and phones so that they are within easy reach.

Forearms should be parallel to the floor and at an approximate 90 degree angle from your upper arms.

Wrists, neck and head should be in a relaxed neutral position – not angled up or down.

The top one-third of your computer screen should be positioned at or below eye level.

Suggestions for Reduced Discomfort

If you experience any of these issues, try the corrective measures to alleviate pain and reduce risk of injury in the future.

Wrist_discomfort

 

Wrist Pain

  • Keep your wrists in a neutral (straight) position-not bent up or down.
  • Don’t use wrist rests or armrests while typing-only while resting.
  • Stay centered on the lettered part of the keyboard.
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Back_Pain_Wellness

 

Back Pain

  • Applying moderate cold or heat to your back can reduce your discomfort.
  • Get up regularly and walk around a bit, to the extent you can.
  • Stretch regularly but gently, without bouncing, as that can cause tissue injury.
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Headache_Wellness

 

Headache

  • Make sure you are consuming at least 6 – 8 glasses of water daily.
  • Sleep is critical, make sure you are getting 7 -9 hours of sleep nightly.
  • Uninterrupted computer use can contribute to headaches. Take appropriate breaks throughout the day.
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Neck_Discomfort_Wellness

 

Neck Pain

  • Avoid sleeping on your stomach with your neck turned to the side.
  • Gentle full rotation stretching helps in alleviating muscle stiffness.
  • Strengthening the shoulder muscles in addition to the neck muscles also helps to improve neck pain in the short and long term.
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Shoulder_Discomfort

 

Shoulder Pain

  • For moderate sprains, the injured shoulder is treated with rest, ice and a nonsteroidal anti- inflammatory drug, such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin and others) to relieve pain and swelling.
  • For moderate to mild sprains, isolate the shoulder by using a sling for a a short period of time.
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About Workrite Ergonomics

Founded in 1991, Workrite Ergonomics is an industry leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of height-adjustable workcenters and ergonomic office accessories, including adjustable keyboard platform systems and flat panel monitor support systems.

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