How to set up your computer ergonomically

How to set up your workstation ergonomicallyFirst, the science of ergonomics can be defined as, “the practice of optimizing the posture and positioning of the human body in relation with its environment.” Having a good, ergonomic workstation is especially important for office workers. Sitting down in front of a computer all day is not very good for the body, so in order to minimize the effects of our work environment, we definitely want to set up correctly.

When I stumbled on this great, online tool this morning, I immediately thought of all of you guys that are stuck in front of computer monitors for most of the day. If linking to this means a few of you escape a future visit to the Doc, I’ll have done my share of good deeds for the year.

“Follow the three steps below when planning your workstation. The values displayed will help you place your equipment for optimum ergonomic comfort.”


Make Your Workstation Fit You

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3 Responses to How to set up your computer ergonomically

  1. Using laptop is a little hard. You need to have a stand for better ergonomic. But usually for home user, we don't buy laptop stand. I wonder how we could have a correct ergonomic for using laptop without buying a stand. Let me know if have a solution which I kind of think that's impossible.

  2. There is a ergonomic arm support out there called The True Arm found at http://www.thetruearm.com. It as been sold to companies such as Boeing, IBM, U.S Government and as proven to be very effective. Please go to the site and see the info.The True Arm is revolutionary in ergonomic support products. It is specifically designed to benefit all computer users including the Physically Challenged computer users on wheel chairs. This uniquely designed ergonomic arm support is the only one of it's kind in the market that can help alleviate Upper Body Stress Syndrome associated with repetitive motion. Upper Body Stress Syndrome can lead to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) and other Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSI).

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