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WorkSafe NB Canada has produced a guide entitled Office Ergonomics to help determine if your computer workstation is a good fit for you.
It provides you with the basic tools to set up and maintain a health workspace in the office. There are plenty of diagrams, drawing and photos to illustrate correct postures and set ups.
For further information visit the website.
Sara Pazell says:
Thank you for addressing office ergonomics in user-friendly material. However, it seems remiss to fail to mention the benefits of standing or adjustable sit-stand work stations in preference to a static seated station. The lumbar disc pressure is far reduced in standing or sit-stand options. Further, elbow angle is often preferred open - wrist below elbow with a negative slope of the keyboard (height-adjustable tilt desk slides are helpful). You may refer also to: Cook & Burgess-Limerick (March 2003), Guidelines for Computer Workstations. In Ergonomics Australia, 17(1), 19 – 37 for recommendations with workstations - includin