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Laptop Ergonomics

Today, many computer users have turned to convenient portable laptops as either an adjunct to their work stations, or as an alternative to a desktop computer. Just as desktop computers have specific guidelines and recommendations for safe and healthy use, so do laptops. The following is a list of things to consider and try to promote and ensure comfort when using them.

Laptop Typing Guidelines

Guidelines for using laptops "on the go"

Transportation

Pace Yourself

Authors: Vivienne Griffin and Norman J. Kahan, M.D., Cupertino, California Additional information provided by Neil Carlson, DEHS

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