ERGONOMICS | Adopt good posture at work
LComputer work in the office or telework can cause back pain, neck pain, handles, knees, eye fatigue as well as overall fatigue due to a static position for several hours. It is important to opt for good posture, to equip yourself with an office adapted to your needs to prevent these problems and thus limit the impact on your health.
1.Adjust the height of the chair.
The chair should be positioned so that your knees are at 90 °.
The chair should be equipped with a backrest to support the back and armrest.
To easily find the right height, position yourself in front of the chair and adjust it so that the seat is at knee level.
The height of the screen should be at eye level, and slightly tilted.
The distance from the screen must be equal to the outstretched arm.
3. Positioning of the arms
Relax the shoulders, forearms parallel to the floor. Minimal wrist flexion.
4.Positioning the feet
Feet parallel to the ground.
Use a footrest if necessary, an anti-fatigue mat as well.
The keyboard must be positioned 15 cm from the edge, the mouse must be positioned in line with the arm, hand flat to avoid breaking the wrist.