Office Ergonomics 101
Adult Enrichment / Wellness -
Poor workstation setup can result in less productivity as well as discomfort in your neck, back, and wrists. Increase your awareness of ergonomic principles and the risks associated with sitting at your desk for hours without the proper setup. Whether you are working in an office or settling into a work-from-home lifestyle, these valuable tips will help you and your joints stay more comfortable and avoid fatigue. We’ll look at strategies to correct awkward postures to achieve neutral positions for seated computer work, and for proper positioning of your monitor, keyboard, and mouse. Demonstrations will be provided for home and office workstation setups, in addition to recommendations for cost effective and creative office ergonomic solutions.
Nicole Stewart is an Ergonomic Consultant, specializing in office and home workspaces. She has a master's degree in Occupational Therapy from Tufts University and a Certification in Ergonomics from The Back School.