February 23, 2010

Good Work Practice at RepairClinic.com

Posted in Health, RepairClinic.com, Work tagged , , , , , , , at 7:54 am by Liliana

Safe ergonomics

Safe ergonomics

  • Take regular breaks from your workstation – at least every 30 minutes.
  • Vary tasks so you are not typing for extended periods of time.
  • Change your posture as frequently as you can.
  • Avoid eye strain when using the computer:  focus on an object in the distance at least 20 feet away every 10-15 minutes.
  • Take your lunch break away from your desk.
  • Go for a walk outside for 15-20 minutes every day.
  • Make sure your chair is adjusted to support your lower back – use safe sitting posture.
  • Make sure that your chair is in good working order – do not use a chair that needs maintenance.
  • Switch the computer mouse to the other hand regularly.
  • Place frequently used items near you.


  1. Dave Harrison said,

    After taking the egonomic’s class I can say this is great advice. Coming from our Repair Clinic.com Blogger I’d exspect nothing less.
    Thank You

  2. As I appreciate your above graciousness, my main seat is an easy-chair — which keeps needing surface maintenance — afore my PC (no TV), surrounded by sun/moon-room high’n’wide windowing to avoid eye-strain …

    “Cogito ergo sum”

    • Liliana said,

      Good for you. You seem to have the right idea for a good place to work. Best of luck.

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