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Office Ergonomics

Take 5

  • Stand up, stretch or shift position frequently throughout the day to give your body some relief from sitting and ensure good circulation
  • To give your body some relief from sitting, stand up, stretch or shift position on your chair throughout the day frequently to ensure good circulation
  • If you have a sit/stand desk, you can alternate sitting and standing throughout the day. Scheduled breaks from standing should also be taken
  • Break up your computer work. Batch work and vary tasks when possible
  • Rest your eyes by occasionally looking out a window and pick an area with depth. Focus on something close then a little bit further and continue as far as you can see. Then reverse by focusing on something far, then something closer and even closer. This will help relieve eye strain and also strengthen the eye muscle
  • Take lunch away from your work area