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Office Ergonomics: Adjusting Your Workstation – SS1057IE (14 min.)

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Stretching, twisting and reaching all day long can be harmful to your body.
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Your monitor on your computer should be closer than 16 inches.
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Sitting up too high in your chair can cause:
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Sitting up straight in your chair will help your posture and reduce pain.
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“Ergonomics” means adjusting your work station to fit the worker.
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Phones should always be held in your hand, unless your hands are busy doing something else, then hold it on your shoulder.
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If you don’t make proper ergonomic changes in your work station, no one else will.
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If your feet are not on the ground when sitting in your chair, it’s OK.
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When using a mouse with a computer, keep your wrist straight and inactive and move your whole arm.
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Always ask your supervisor for instructions if you have any questions about your work station.