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October 28 2007 Ergonomics Newsletter

Happy Halloween from the Ergonomic Site at Bellaonline!

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Basic Ergonomic Principles
A brief history of ergonomics with a description of basic ergonomic principles that will help minimize the risk of repetitive strain injuries.

A Few Keyboard Tips -

Remember to keep those fingers relaxed over the keyboard and use a light touch. No need to pound the keys! Don't plant your wrist on the desk or wrist rest as
this causes the small finger muscles to work too hard. The arms should be relaxed with the movement over the keyboard being initiated from the larger shoulder muscles. The shoulders should be relaxed.

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This week - A Few Monitor Tips

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Marji Hajic, Ergonomics Editor

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