Computer users should be provided with appropriate office furniture as recommended in the Office Ergonomics: A Self-Assessment Guide [PDF - 593 KB] in order to reduce the risk of repetitive strain injury or other discomfort. The guide and other valuable information should be reviewed by all computer users. The Environmental Health & Safety Office can provide referral and assistance for ergonomic assessment requests.
For more information, please contact the Environmental Health and Safety Office at (902) 494-2495.
In the Dal EHS Ergonomics Series, the Dal Tiger demonstrates the correct way to set up your office chair and workstation in order to reduce the risk of strain injuries and other discomforts or ailments.
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