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Make Yourself Comfortable with Fellowes office products

Make Yourself Comfortable with Fellowes office products

The way you sit at and arrange your desk can actually protect you from stress injuries. In fact, increasing your comfort can also increase your performance. Follow these guidelines for a healthy, comfortable workspace. And remember: if you feel an ache, take a break!


From Head to Toe-Here You Go

EYES
1.    Sit approximately 24" from your monitor.
2.    Position the top of the monitor screen at, or slightly below eye level.
3.    Use a copyholder to properly position the document upright.
4.    Use a glare filter to reduce glare, brightness and reflection.
5.    Add a task light to illuminate documents and avoid shadows.

WRISTS
1.    Keep wrist straight in a neutral position.
2.    Keep the bottom of the elbow even with the keyboard height, not below.
3.    Keep forearms approximately parallel to the floor.
4.    Use minimum force while striking keys.
5.    Utilize chair arms for support.

SHOULDERS
1.    Keep your shoulders relaxed and in a neutral position as you type.
2.    Avoid cradling the phone between your shoulder and ear.
3.    Keep elbows close to your sides as you use the keyboard and mouse.
4.    Do not overextend your arm to reach the mouse. Keep the mouse as close to the keyboard as possible.
5.    Take a moment every so often to roll your shoulders up and back to alleviate tension.

BACK AND LEGS
1.    Adjust your chair so your thighs are parallel to the floor
2.    Sit back in the seat so that your lower back is supported firmly by the chair or a lumbar support cushion.
3.    Place feet on a footrest to relieve "pull" on the lower back (recommended if your feet don't touch the floor).
4.    Try a molded seat cushion, which distributes weight and adds support.
5.    Make sure to get up and stretch every hour.
Direct costs each year and $100 billion in indirect costs (that's $15-$45 billion or $1 out of every $3 spent for workmen's compensation).

Comfort pays
Since 90% of all office workers use computers, there are a lot of people who can benefit from proper ergonomics in the workplace. Good ergonomics have been demonstrated to:
·    Increase productivity
·    Improve worker attitudes
·    Reduce health issues such as repetitive stress injuries, back and neck strain, eye strain, muscular pains and headaches

The Risk Factors
Everyone in the workplace owes it to him or herself to be aware of and monitor the conditions that can cause problems. These conditions include:
·    Repetition
·    Awkward posture
·    Static posture
·    Stress due to contact or force
·    Temperature extremes

Interactive Tools

Learn how to work more comfortably with our interactive Ergonomic Solutions tool

Create the comfortable workspace that you've always wanted. Try our interactive Desktop Designer to arrange an office to suit your needs.

This guide was adapted from the Fellowes web pages with their consent. We are a dealer of Fellowes office products and recommend buying Fellowes shredders, for ultimate document security.
Check out their site for more information: fellowes.com
Or take a look at these great Fellowes interactive tools:
Tools to help you work productively and securely!

  • Work More Comfortably
  • Record Storage Demo
  • Shredder Selector
  • Desktop Designer

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Hope this helps
Best wishes
Tim



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