All employees should obtain their ergo items and monitor from their offices (with supervisor permission) and/or purchase allowable items that can be delivered to their homes. Procurement guidance is available.
When using laptops, it is best to use a set up that includes a monitor, keyboard, and mouse. The reason is that prolonged direct use of laptops can be a significant ergonomic risk. Click here for creative ways in setting up your home workspaces.
Move and change positions often. Sitting for prolonged periods has been proven to impact health, and prolonged static posture and repetitive movements can lead to ergonomic discomfort and injury.
Install RSI Guard for break reminders. RSI Guard can be downloaded at software.lbl.gov
Any employee having issues/concerns with their home set up is encouraged to contact [email protected]. The EHS Ergo Team and Ergo Advocates are ready to help.
Additional resources can be found HERE.