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Workstation Ergonomics Checklist

This picture contains a checklist of areas to consider when setting up your workstation. Click on the numbers to learn more about each piece of office equipment and how to use it properly.

E-mail Kate Greenberg or Neil Carlson if you would like an on-site evaluation to improve your current workstation setup.


Neck should remain vertical; try not to cradle phone between head and shoulder.
Risk Factors How to Decrease Risks
Talking on the phone while doing other tasks and holding the phone between the neck and shoulder.
  • Private office: use speaker phone, head set or phone rest.
  • Open office: use head set or phone rest.
  • All offices: hold phone with one hand and write with the other hand.