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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.

Monitor permits:

  • 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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