Seat Pan Depth
Seat Pan Tilt
Monitor Alignment with User
Visual Comfort with Screen
Leg Clearance at Workstation
Placement of Frequently Used Items
General Task Lighting
Frequency of Microbreaks
Adjustable Ergonomic Chair
Adjustable Keyboard/Mouse Tray
Lumbar Support Cushion
Reference Document Holder
Office Ergonomics Training
Seat Height - Adjust seat so feet are flat on the floor or footrest, knees are bent at right angles, and thighs are horizontal to the floor
Seat Back - Adjust seat back so it supports the lumbar curve of the spine.
Seat Pan Depth - Adjust the seat pan depth so the seat cushion is between one and four inches from the back of the knees.
Seat Pan Tilt - Adjust seat pan tilt so hips and top of thighs are at right angles or greater.
Armrest Position - Adjust armrests so they are out of the way during typing, but may provide support during other activities.
Keyboard Height - Adjust keyboard height so arms and forearms are at right angles or slightly greeter and forearms and hands form straight lines.
Keyboard-to-User Distance - provide enough distance to allow user to relax shoulders with elbows hanging close to body.
Keyboard Slope - Position keyboard at flat or slightly negative slope.
Mouse-to-User Distance - Mouse should be directly next to keyboard.
Mouse Height - Adjust mouse so it is as close to and on the same level as keyboard.
Monitor Height - Adjust monitor height so top of screen is at or slightly lower than eye level.
Screen-to-User Distance - viewing distance is approximately arm's distance away (16"-28")
Monitor Alignment with User - monitor and keyboard should be placed directly in front of user.
Visual comfort of screen - monitor should be placed perpendicular to window or light source to avoid glare.
Leg clearance at workstation - do not allow any contact between thighs and desk and allow room to move legs without contacting desk.
Placement of frequently placed items - place with arms reach or as close as possible.
General task lighting - ensure lighting is not direct or to bright
Frequency of Microbreaks - get out of chair at least once per hour, microbreak every 30 minutes
Keyboarding Posture - keep wrists straight, avoid supporting wrists on any surface while typing.
Sitting Posture - upright or slightly reclined posture, maintain hollow in lower back.
Phoning posture - avoid tilting head/neck to cradle phone. Use hand to hold receiver.
Alternate tasks - break up long periods of continuous computer use by performing small tasks or errands.