Arranging your office

Your lower back should be hollow and your chair should support your lower back. Your lumber spine and pelvis should be at 90. Your knees should be at 90 and your thighs should be horizontal. Your elbows should be at 90. Your shoulders should be relaxed and don’t lean forward. Your feet should be flat on the ground. If it is impossible to do so get some kind of foot rest to raise your feet.

The top of your computer screen should be slightly below your eye level. Your eyes should be between 45cm and 70cm away from your screen. You might need some props to raise the monitor to the correct height.

Make sure there’s enough clearance under your desk to comfortably accommodate your legs.

Avoiding fatigue

Change your seated position, stand up, or stretch whenever you start to feel tired. Frequent short breaks are helpful in reducing fatigue.

Allow adequate workspace so that you can use your keyboard and mouse comfortably. Place papers or other items so you can view them easily while using your computer. A document stand may make reading papers more comfortable.

 

How to set up your work space

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