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5 Steps to Setting Up Your Workstation


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Step 1

Adjust seat height to achieve all of the following:

  • Shoulders relaxed
  • Elbows at 90 degrees
  • Forearms level on horizontal plane
  • Wrists straight

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Step 2

Feet flat on floor or on a foot rest:

  • Ensure hips and knees are at 90 degrees
  • Thighs parallel with floor
  • Feet well supported

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Step 3

Adjusting the seat back position:

  • In most cases the chair should support the spine in the upright position
  • Adjust the lumbar support to fit into the small of your back

NOTE: Some people are comfortable sitting forward and not using the chair back for support. If posture and comfort are good, this is fine.[/one_half]

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Step 4

Correct monitor/screen position:

  • Eyes level with the TOP of the screen

    Note: If wearing multi-focal lenses, screen might need to be slightly lower

  • Distance should be comfortable for reading when sitting upright and close the desk
  • Keep monitor & keyboard front on and on-center to self

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Step 5

Eliminate awkward neck posture:

  • A document holder may be used to refer to or type from printed material
  • NEVER cradle the phone between neck and ear

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