The purpose of the evaluation is to focus on ergonomics issues of the workstation, work practices, and work process to offer reasonable suggestions to help improve comfort, safety, and productivity in the workplace. To learn more please view the Office - Ergonomics Checklist (PDF format)
Most of you may be familiar with the basic meaning of ergonomics, (Fitting the job to the user, not the user to the job.) and its importance in your primary work area. But, have you ever considered the impact of ergonomics at your home computer workstation? To learn more about ergonomics, please access the following document: Ergonomics and The Computer Workstation at Home (PDF format)
Today, many computer users have turned to convenient portable laptops as either an adjunct to their work stations, or as an alternative to a desktop computer. Just as desktop computers have specific guidelines and recommendations for safe and healthy use, so do laptops. Learn more about Laptop Ergonomics (PDF format)
Stretching is useful for both injury prevention and injury treatment. Stretches should be done before, during, and after work shifts. Open this document for more details and specific stretches with picture directions.