Wednesday, October 18, 2006

More on office ergonomics

As a follow-up to this post about designing "cool" workspaces - I found this Macworld article about workspace arrangement for healthy computing via Lifehacker. The article includes suggestions for modifying your chair, input devices (keyboard, etc), and monitor placement to improve the ergonomic design of your work area. One quick change suggested by the article that I just made this afternoon -
It’s less stressful for your eyes to focus on a distant visual target, so try to place your monitor 18 to 24 inches away, farther if there’s room. (If necessary, enlarge the on-screen text size to compensate.)

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