Office Work Station Ergonomics

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Perth Chiropractor – High Road Chiropractic Centre

Simple Advice How To Setup / Improve Your Seated Office / Work Station, To Reduce / Avoid Headache / Neck Pain / Back Pain / Lower Back Pain:

Ergonomic Seated Check List:

YOUR SEAT …

  • The hips, elbows and knees should be at open angles (slightly more than 90 degrees)
  • Recline slightly in your seat to ease low back pressure
  • With your thighs parallel to the floor
  • Ensure your feet are flat on the floor (or use a footrest), and
  • Sit about one arms-length from the monitor

YOUR MONITOR …

  • Position the centre of your monitor / screen at eye level – and tilt the monitor upwards slightly

YOUR MOUSE / KEYBOARD …

  • Keep your wrists in a neutral position, not bent up or down
  • Only use the wrist rests while resting, not when typing
  • Keep the alphabetical section of the keyboard centred on you

 And take regular breaks !

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