Chair should be in a position that allows:
- Hands, wrists and forearms to be in a straight line and parallel to the floor
- Shoulders to stay relaxed and your upper arms to hang naturally at the side of your body
- Feet to be fully supported by the floor or a footrest.
- The lumbar support should be appropriate when sitting vertical or leaning back slightly.
- Thighs and hips to be supported by a well padded seat and parallel to the floor.
- Head to be level or bent slightly forward
- Neck to be forward facing and balanced
- Eyes to be at or below the top line of the computer screen.
Keyboard should promote:
- A posture where your arms stay close to your body and are bent between 90 and 120 degrees.
- Straight wrists that are inline with your forearms.
Work space Setup should allow:
- Frequently used items like- keyboard, phone, and mouse- to be within the primary work zone.
- Computer monitor to be directly in front of you when in use.
- Computer monitor to be at least 20 inches away from your head.
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