erganomics, health and safety

  • Created by: akv1234
  • Created on: 07-12-16 15:13

What is Erganomics?

Science of designing safe ans comfortable equipment and furniture including mouse and keyboard.

A safe and comfortable environment has:

  • No trailing wires
  • no food and drinks near the computer
  • No overload of electrical sockets
  • Enough space around the computer
  • Appropriate heating and ventilation
  • Enough light in the room with no glare or reflections
  • Strong desk to support computer
  • Regular breaks

Exampe of good erganomic practice

  • head upright and over shoulders.
  • eyes looking slightly downward(30° from the horizontal line of sight) Without bending the neck
  • Back should be supported with the backrest of a chair that promotes the natural curve of the lower back.
  • Elbows should be bent at 90°, forearms horizontal, and shoulders relaxed but not depressed.
  • Thighs should be bent horizontal with a 90° to 110° on the hip.
  • Feet should be fully supported, flat on the floor. If not possible - supported by footrest.

Back problems: Computer users can suffer from back problems due to poor posture or a bad chair. These can be solved by adjustable…


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