Images: Pain-free computing

Images: Pain-free computing

Summary: Laptops can be a real pain, especially if not used correctly. OSHA has some suggestions for properly use.

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TOPICS: Laptops, Hardware
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  • Laptop users should use a docking station whenever possible. In the proper upright-sitting posture for computer use, the person's torso and neck are approximately vertical and in-line, the thighs are approximately horizontal, and the lower legs are vertical. For more information, visit the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Good Working Positions page.

  • When standing, straighten up. Your body should be in a verticle position, no slouching. A user can elevate one foot on a rest while in this postion.

Topics: Laptops, Hardware

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