For this activity, perform an online search on â€œergonomics and ergonomics in the officeâ€ and review various sites to gain more insight into this topic.
This activity is designed to give you an opportunity to apply ergonomic principles to evaluate an existing computer work station. You may evaluate your own computer work station, or that of a co-worker or friend.
Based on principles from your reading and research, assess the computer workstation and work habits of the user for ergonomic effectiveness. Consider lighting, chair, desk, position of computer and monitor, and any environmental factors. Discuss work habits, both positive and negative.
Provide justification for your assessment and a plan of correction for improving ergonomic work status.
Use Microsoft Word to produce a 3 page ergonomic evaluation, work habits, and your correction plan.