Computer Graphics Technology. Safety Test Preparation. 3 topics to cover. Safety in the Lab Ergonomics OSHA. Basic Safety Issues. No food/drink in the classroom. No practical jokes in the classroom. Do not use chairs to roll around classroom . Don’t lean back in chairs– You may fall!
Safety Test Preparation
“Ergos” = work
“Numos” = natural law or system
Always use your legs, not your back!
Try to avoid:
Your chairs are adjustable. Make sure you are comfortable and sitting up straight as you work.
Wrong: keyboard placed at an uncomfortable distance
Wrong: Keyboard too close
Your keyboard/mouse trays are adjustable. Make sure they are kept at an appropriate and comfortable distance!
Avoid the following:
When the protective lining of the tendons within the carpal tunnel inflamed and swell or when the ligament that forms the roof becomes thicker and broader leads to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
General Duty Clause Section 5.a.1 of OSHA Act
“Furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death of serious physical harm to his employees.”