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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 kgreen15@umn.edu or Neil Carlson carls001@umn.edu if you would like an on-site evaluation to improve your current workstation setup.


Writing Comfort


Risk Factors How to Decrease Risks
Heavy amounts of writing on a surface that is too low or too high. Use surface that allows arms and shoulders to be in the proper position. Angle the writing surface to reduce shoulder strain.
No space for writing and person uses lap Acquire a table to write on. Height adjustable small tables are available.