Computer Work-Station: Chair Ergonomics
A properly designed and adjusted chair will provide appropriate support to the back, legs, buttocks, and arms. This support can reduce contact stress, over exertion, and fatigue. It will also promote proper circulation to the extremities. The following items are critical toanyone who spends extended hours at the work-station:
The proper adjustment of the chair is related to the proper placement of the monitor, keyboard, mouse, and work surface.
Adjustable chair and backrest.
Seatpan with a rounded,
Fig. 2 Footrest.
Knee slightly higher than the seat of the chair.
Office chair with
For more about office ergonomics, please see the following articles:
Portions of the above information has been provided by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (http://www.osha.gov/)
Last Editorial Review: 7/6/2004
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