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Neck, back, and wrist pain are common complaints from people who regularly use a computer. To help these people become more comfortable and less susceptible to long-term problems, this site offers many suggestions for proper computer ergonomics. Some of the best tips are on office setup, such as positioning the monitor, keyboard, and chair. Mobile computing can be ergonomically worse than at a...
View Resource Proposed Federal Ergonomics Standards in the Work-Place

This week's In the News looks at the work-place issues related to proposed national ergonomics standards announced by the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) February 19, 1999. Federal proponents of work-place ergonomic standards, defined by OSHA as "the science of fitting the job to the worker," seek to end the more than 647,000 work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSDs)...