Office Ergonomics

General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Nov 2010

Office Stretches: How-to video collection - MayoClinic.com

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/office-stretches/MY00921

Working at a desk all day can take a toll on your neck, shoulders and other muscles. Office stretches to the rescue! By Mayo Clinic staff

(MayoClinic.com)
Oct 2010

Ergonomics Today: Office Ergonomics - Web-based Training Improves Outcomes

http://www.ergoweb.com/news/detail.cfm?id=2501

This October 14, 2010 article by Gene Kay in Ergonomics Today addresses the positive value of web-based ergonomic training.

(ergoweb)
Mar 2010

Workplace Ergonomics Reference Guide - A Publication of the Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (PDF)

http://www.tricare.mil/CAP/Ergo_Guide/CAP_Ergo_Guide.pdf

This is a publication of the Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) Healthy Work Practices Program (HWPP). This guide provides illustrations of proper workstation ergonomics and a checklist for implementation of these strategies as well as tips for prevention of repetitive stress injuries.

(DOD)
Sep 2007

Office Ergonomics

http://www.safecomputingtips.com/

Know the basic tips about Office Ergonomics, Workstation Ergonomics, Ergonomic PC, Laptop Ergonomics, Ergonomic chair.

(Safe Computing Tips.com)
Sep 2007

Researchers Give "Thumbs-up" for Extra Eye Breaks for Data Entry Operators

http://www.ergoweb.com/news/detail.cfm?id=2153

A new study follows up on and expands on research reported in 2000 that found supplementary rest breaks for data-entry operators minimize discomfort and eyestrain without impairing productivity, as reported in Ergonomics Today.

(ergoweb)
Sep 2006

Humanics Ergonomics - Office Ergonomics and More

http://humanics-es.com/ergonomics.htm

Information provided by Humanics Ergonomics on anthropometrics, ergonomic tools, seating, products, injury data, ergonomic reports and much more.

(Humanics Ergonomics)
Aug 2003

Computer Workstations eTool

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/index.html

Millions of people work with computers every day. This eTool* illustrates simple, inexpensive principles that will help you create a safe and comfortable computer workstation.

(OSHA)
Dec 2002

Office Ergonomics Training

http://www.office-ergo.com/

This site contains office ergonomics information aimed at ergonomics committee members as well as office workers in general. The information here is based on the research literature whenever possible...

(Office Ergonomics Training)
Dec 2002

Alternative Keyboards (PDF)

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/pdfs/97-148.pdf

While the scientific evidence about whether alternative keyboards prevent musculoskeletal disorders is inconclusive at this time, this document provides basic information about common alternative keyboard designs and their effects on work posture

(NIOSH)