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Elizabeth M
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Good advice
Elizabeth M   1/8/2013 12:11:28 PM
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These are good steps to take, Jim, and definitely much needed. I don't work in an office environment anymore, but when I did I don't think enough attention was paid to ergonomics. Though I don't have serious physical ailments, I do have some minor complaints from being hunched over a computer for years that I think a little consideration to ergonomics might have prevented. Thanks for shining light on the problem again.

Tim
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Good ideas
Tim   1/8/2013 7:21:15 PM
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These are good ideas for work station construction. Workers that are not fatigued perform better with better quality product.

Mydesign
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Role of Saftey Officers
Mydesign   1/9/2013 5:14:52 AM
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Jim, according to industrial saftey standards the employer has to appoint enough number of saftey officers for assessing various risk factors at work place and to make sure about necessary steps and precautions. But if we are looking to our industries, the number of saftey officers is very minimal and in some industries it's almost null. Then how can they ensure the saftey of employees at various working environments?

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Re: Good advice
Cabe Atwell   1/9/2013 3:16:33 PM
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How about a guide, Mr. Norton? I wish I knew what to get to reduce RSI from typing all day.

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Re: Good advice
Cadman-LT   1/12/2013 12:33:27 PM
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Dragon Naturally Speakingb Cabe...lol

Cadman-LT
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Re: Good advice
Cadman-LT   1/12/2013 12:38:21 PM
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I also want to say...most people do not realize the placement of their monitor. I see it all the time. Look it up. Your eyes should gently look down towards the monitor. It reduces eye strain. I have seen montiors so far above the desk it's ridiculuos. Neck and eye strain. I read about this years ago and have adhered ever since.

Cadman-LT
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Re: Good advice
Cadman-LT   1/12/2013 12:42:11 PM
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Cabe, they do make gloves that help reduce the stress on your hands. I bought some years ago. They have supports in the palms and no fingers...might look into those...they helped me when I was drafting full time.

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Re: Good advice
Cadman-LT   1/12/2013 12:44:53 PM
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Cabe I just pulled mine out, they are called SmartGlove by IMAK Corp. It actually has a support across the back of the hand.

Cadman-LT
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Re: Good advice
Cadman-LT   1/12/2013 12:49:25 PM
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I just hate seeing people suffer using computers in situations that are totally avoildable if they just use a little common sense. Also, employers should be the ones not forcing uncormfortable  computer setups on employees.

Cadman-LT
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Re: Good advice
Cadman-LT   1/12/2013 12:53:24 PM
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Cabe, if you are behind a computer and using one as much as you do...well I would think that you would come up with your own solution. I am behind one as much as you, and have been for more years than you for sure. I don't sit behind a desk, I don't do much of what "normal people" do...I can't. I spend too much time behind the pc, so I created my own way to make it comfortable, I suggest you do the same. It's a long road.

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