Ergonomics. WORK STATION ERGONOMICS -REQUIREMENTS. Lighting and temperature: Hand writing, using a keyboard: 500 lux Proportion of the windows surface to the floor surface: min. 1:8 Minimal temperature in the office premises: 18 o C
Lighting and temperature:
For every Staff member working constantly (more than 4h/day) at the same time in one compartment there should be:
Our chair has an important impact for comfort of our work. The chair should provide us a comfortable posture and freedom of movement. The chair should be equiped with:
If you provide the work station with a footrest, make sure that you place it at the correct angle (max. 15°), to secure flat, resting feet position.
The desk should be adequatly wide and deep to place the work station elements in a proper distance from yourself. Our goal is to prevent adopting a constrained position.
Set the height of your desk, chair and armrests in a way to ensure natural position of your hands while using a keyboard. Keep at least a right angle (90°) between your arm and forearm. This will allow relief of your muscles.
CORRECT SETTINGS OF THE MONITOR:
Place your monitor on the desk in a 40-75 cm distance from your eyes, ensuring, that the angle of looking at the monitor is 20°-50° down from the horizontal line leading from the level of your eyes. This arrangement will allow minimising pressure from your eyes and the back of your neck.
5 MINUTES BRAKE PER EVERY HOUR OF WORK!!!