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GCat: Safety
MCat: Ergonomics
Cat: Computers

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The Business Library

Human Factors / Computers

Tips on injury prevention. Analysis of computer hazards. Answers to common questions about computer use &, typing injuries. VDT radiation. Keyboard positioning. Computer eyestrain. Workstation evaluations. Environmental office aspects. Cumulative trauma in office workers.


The Safety Library

Updated Ergonomics / Chairs/Sitting Hazards

Resources address common ergonomics issues related to sitting and chair selection. Seated postures. Chair adjustments. Ergonomic seating.


Ergonomics / Computer Ergonomics

Analysis of computer hazards. Answers to common questions about computer use &, typing injuries. Tips on injury prevention. VDT radiation. Keyboard positioning. Computer eyestrain. Workstation evaluations. Environmental office aspects. Cumulative trauma in office workers.


Ergonomics / Ergo Case Studies

Real-life ergonomic case studies for a wide variety of workplace repetitive motion, lifting and manual handling tasks related to a diverse group of industries such as manufacturing, office work, custodial, agricultural, printing, apparel, and many more.


Ergonomics / Ergo Exercises

Recommended exercises and stretches to prevent carpal tunnel syndrome, back pain, etc. and to to improve comfort when using the computer. Exercises for sore shoulder. The Rolf Institute.


Safety Forms / Ergonomics Checklists

Ergonomics checklists include those related to computer workstations, physical exertion, risk factor identification, lifting analysis, manual handling, upper extremities, etc. Risk Factor & Design Control checklists. Administrative task checklists. Worksite analysis sample checklists. VDT checklist.


Updated Safety Training / Ergonomics Training

Self-help guides to assist workers in adjusting their workstations to prevent injury. Online quiz designed to analyze knowledge of proper computer workstation adjustment. Full text of an occupational safety and health training manual on preventing manual handling injuries. Guides for workers in university settings, including laboratory ergonomics. Manual handling guides. Guidelines on lifting and preventing injuries of the back.


Updated Specific Industries / Office Safety

Office safety training materials - programs, checklists, handouts, safety talks, etc.


Updated Safety / Office Safety

Office safety training materials - programs, checklists, handouts, safety talks, etc.


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