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9 Important Ergonomic Features People Might Not Know About

By Team Altus | Published Jul 02, 2019 | 2 MIN READ

The science of ergonomics is about designing equipment and tools to fit the user in order to create a safe and healthy work environment.

Ergonomic workstation on wheels are built with features designed to improve posture, offer correct support and increase productivity.

Here are 9 important ergonomic features people might not know about:

  1. A sturdy work surface with no wobble
  2. Ambidextrous mouse station
  3. A large enough workspace to place a monitor, keyboard, and mouse Infront of the user. Not enough a room? Utilize a smooth, adjustable pullout tray.
  4. The monitor should be an arm's length away
  5. Arms should be parallel to the floor while typing and using the mouse - height adjustability to match the user is a must!
  6. Work accessories should be readily available for use with minimal bending
  7. Padded wrist pads should be placed in front of the keyboard.
  8. Computer filter monitors reduce strain to the user’s eyes
  9. A typing stand can reduce strain on the user's neck while transcribing documents.

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