Tendon Glides--Think of it like calisthenics for your hand !Simple, easy and yet effective way to promote circulation, movement and flexibility to fingers.
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There are many benefits of ergonomics.First step is to reach out to an Ergonomic Assessment Specialist to get a full personalized ergonomic evaluations.
Eye Health is very critical while working at your computer. Here are some tips to consider and practice everyday.
1) Practice the 20/20/20 eye rule.
2) Place your monitor at least arm's length away.
3)If you wear bifocals- place your monitor so the top of the screen is 2-3 inches below eye level.
4) Visit your Optometrist/Ophthalmologist yearly to have eyes checked.
5) Consider purchasing computer glasses and/or blue light glasses (anti-reflective) to block out the blue light.
Direct cost for CTS $28,647 x 1.1 Indirect cost = $31,511 (total cost)
total cost of CTS $31,511 / .03% =%1,050,366. This is what a company needs to produce in additional sales to recover from 1 injury at the workplace. PREVENTION is the key to avoid injury and saving money.
Getting an ergonomic office chair can help prevent awkward positioning and posture leads to many MSD's such as neck pain, low back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, DeQuervains, trigger finger, tight upper traps.
Don't know which ergonomic chair to buy? ergonomic mouse? Our experts can help you choose the right products to fit your needs and budget.
-When carrying a backpack, carry only 10% of your body weight.
-Carry backpack over both shoulders.
-Use a backpack with wide padded straps.
-Use the chest or hip belt.
-Distribute the weight with heavier items closer to the center of body.
-If using a rolling backpack, carry only 20% of body weight.
Make sure to have at least 300-500 lux of lighting at your workstation when working at your desk. This will help prevent issues like eye strain, neck pain and back pain from occuring.
Follow the guidelines below to ensure good safety while picking, choosing and wearing the right backpack.
-Only carry 10-15% of your weight in your backpack.
-Choose a backpack with wide straps'chest and/or hip belt and with multiple compartments.
-Place heavier items closer to center of body.
-Keep the backpack between shoulders and hips.
-If having difficulty wearing one, consider rolling backpack.