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Categories of Ergonomic Injury
This is a glossary of ergonomic Injury Categories. These general terms help in understading basic ideas about the way these injuries occur and how they relate to one another.
Changing the Work Environment
Making changes, even small changes is difficult. I recently read a web posting from a person who was very unhappy with a chair purchase. A very expensive, very reputable chair was creating some body aches. This article deals with how to identify an adjustment period as opposed to a problem.
Pre-Planning for Good Ergonomics
Activites and jobs are only as ergonomic as you plan them to be. This means that as you plan the job, you need to keep the ergonomic picture in focus. What will it feel like to do the things you are asking your body to do? How long must you maintain and how often must you repeat?
Footrests can be useful tools in the office. They can decrease stress on the back and swelling in the feet. This article looks at how to choose a footrest and at the pros and cons of putting on at your desk.
TaiChi And Aging
Aging has a real affect on our bodies, and a real affect on what we need from Ergonomics. This article approaches some of the physical needs of Older Adults that encroach on Ergonomics.
ErgoMates - Product Review
Product Review for ErgoMates, the portable and individual anti-fatigue mat you attach to your shoe.
Ultra Comfort Chair - Product Review
Finding an easy chair that will fit and be comfortable when you have a sore back is quite a trick. Another is figuring how to get up once you get down. This equipment review looks at a chair that can help.
Mouse Mitt - Product Review
MouseMitts.com is a small California company that produces different and very useful wrist support for the mouser and keyboarder. I particularly like the Soft Splint both as a hand / wrist protector for the general user and for the person recovering from injury after the initial phase.
Avoiding Eye Strain
We use our eyes everyday for as many hours as we are awake. They CAN get over-worked. Here are a few tips to help.
Chairs - Adjusting Your Seat Pan
Modern office chairs are generally fairly good as long as you are not among the 10% smallest or biggest size range in any body demension, and as long as you have no special physical needs. Most chairs have individual adjustments for any chair demension. This article focuses on the seat pan.
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