Organise Personal Work Environment

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Organise personal work environment When creating an electronic presentation, it is likely that you will be working at a computer for an extended period. Employees are required to make an active contribution to ensure that their workplace is safe. Occupational hazards associated with sitting at a computer need to be identified and controlled to reduce injury in the workplace. Your workstation must be comfortable and designed to carry out your tasks safely and efficiently. You will also need to organise your work so that you are not doing a repetitive task for a long time. One of the ways to reduce risk of injury is to ensure that your workstation and the business equipment you use, are ergonomically designed. Ergonomics is about creating comfortable and safe working conditions. It is about fitting the job to the worker, rather than the worker to the job. Click Next to read about some of these ergonomic requirements. What is ergonomics? Ergonomics is about creating comfortable working conditions, by adapting workstations, tools and equipment to an individual worker's needs. Ergonomics reduces the potential for accidents, injury and ill health. It also improves workplace performance and productivity. Ergonomics covers all aspects of the work situation from physical stresses such as sitting at a workstation all day, to environmental factors in a workplace such as noise, air conditioning and lighting. The aim of ergonomics is to reduce the risk of injury by applying safe work practices. Chair and desk Design these components of your workstation to have a positive impact on your health and wellbeing. Chair Adjust your chair height so that your feet are completely flat on the floor, your thighs are horizontal and your lower legs are vertical to the floor. Adjust the backrest so it supports your lower back. Ensure the armrests do not interfere with

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