When our ergonomic consultants perform ergonomics assessments either in person or virtually it is common to see individuals with their monitors positioned incorrectly. Monitors that are positioned too high, too low, or too far away can result in strain and discomfort in the muscles and joints of the neck and upper back. Having monitors positioned optimally in a manner that encourages the ‘Big 3’ healthy seated posture can reduce the occurrence and severity of upper body musculoskeletal conditions such as chronic headaches, muscle tension and pinched nerves. You can download our Monitor Position Ergotip poster to post at your workstation or throughout the office as a reminder of the optimal monitor position!
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Having your keyboard and mouse positioned optimally, which allows you to follow the guidelines of the MoveSafe ‘Big 3’ healthy postures and movement, is vital to preventing injury in the workplace. A keyboard and mouse…
- May 17
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