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Graves Office Ergo

Graves Office Ergonomics Practices

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Study of how people physically interact with their work – fitting the job, the equipment and the work environment to the worker. Ergonomics
In the ergonomically IDEAL OFFICE, your monitor should be… directly in front of you at eye level, at arm’s length, and with the center lined up on the h or j key.
In the ergonomically IDEAL OFFICE, your work area should be… not too dry and at a comfortable temperature.
In the ergonomically IDEAL OFFICE, your chair should provide… good lumbar back support.
In the ergonomically IDEAL OFFICE, your chair should create… no pressure points, especially on the backs of your legs.
In the ergonomically IDEAL OFFICE, your keyboard should be… level or tilted slightly down, within easy reach, with the h or j keys lined up with your nose and center of your monitor.
In the ergonomically IDEAL OFFICE, your other equipment (like mouse or phone) should be… within easy reach from the keyboard.
In the ergonomically IDEAL OFFICE, your other reference material (your copy) should be… easy to look at (usually next to or under your monitor).
In the ergonomically IDEAL OFFICE, you should have your feet… firmly on the floor or on a footrest.
In the ergonomically IDEAL OFFICE, you should have your head… up and looking forward most of the time.
In the ergonomically IDEAL OFFICE, you should have your shoulders… relaxed and over your hips (sitting up straight).
In the ergonomically IDEAL OFFICE, you should have your back… erect and against your chair’s back support.
In the ergonomically IDEAL OFFICE, you should have your hips… to the back of the seat.
In order to PREVENT EYESTRAIN, BEFORE starting to use a computer, you should… have good lighting in your work area.
In order to PREVENT EYESTRAIN, BEFORE starting to use a computer, you should also… position your monitor to avoid glare (reflections).
In order to PREVENT EYESTRAIN, WHILE using a computer, you should… remember to blink, or get an app to remind you periodically.
In order to PREVENT EYESTRAIN, when performing a MODERATE task using a computer, you should… take breaks every two hours. The breaks should be 15 minutes long.
In order to PREVENT EYESTRAIN, when performing a DEMANDING task using a computer, you should… take breaks every hour. The breaks should be 15 minutes long.
In order to PREVENT EYESTRAIN, when taking breaks from using a computer, you should… close your eyes, or focus your eyes on something 20+ feet away.
When using a computer, the 20-20-20 rule says that... Every 20 minutes, you should focus your eyes on something 20+ feet away for 20 seconds.
When keyboarding, your wrists should NOT be… touching the table or keyboard.
When keyboarding, your wrists should be… in line with your forearms (straight) and parallel to the slant of the keyboard.
When keyboarding, your fingers should be… curved and resting over the home row.
When using a mouse, your wrist should NOT be… touching the table.
Created by: EdwardgRM