ERGONOMICS GUIDE – Quick reference check

Setting up your workstation properly encourages good posture and minimises risk of discomfort and injury.

NOTE: This is a general guide only for individual assessment you should consult your Physiotherapist or Occupational therapist

Adjust your monitor to achieve a comfortable posture. This can be achieved through:

  • Appropriate distance – consider your vision, font size and screen resolution.
  • Height and Location – monitor directly in front with top of monitor at eye level.

Adjust your chair to achieve comfortable working posture as shown below: – Elements include:

  • Chair height
  • Back rest
  • Lumbar support
  • Arm rests
  • Seat pan/depth
  • Stable base