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Safety measures for computer users

Safety measures for computer users

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Safety measures for computer users


Name: FireRescue1 Staff


With computer usage becoming ever more common for many in the fire service, it's important to remember the need for good posture and ergonomics to avoid conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis.

Measures to help avoid problems include:

Blink your eyes frequently to reduce dryness.
The tops of your eyebrows should be level with the top of the screen.
Adjust the chair settings to adapt your body for the proper height and lumbar support.
Shake your hands periodically when typing for extended periods of time.
Reduce the need to reach for items by moving frequently used things such as telephones and files closer.
Take frequent short breaks when performing repetitive tasks.

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Gregg Aziz Popovich Gregg Aziz Popovich Monday, September 24, 2012 5:51:14 AM its crucial to be safety cautious.
Ashim Lohorung Rai Ashim Lohorung Rai Thursday, October 18, 2012 1:07:26 AM Hmmmm not bad.. Mainly I got eye problem uff.
Umar Surajo Umar Surajo Monday, April 22, 2013 1:12:42 PM Hmmmmm! tab!
Ako Si Duane Ako Si Duane Thursday, June 06, 2013 4:06:33 AM it helps me in my assignment.
Robyen Dias Love Robyen Dias Love Thursday, June 13, 2013 12:21:14 AM Hmmmmmmm! well tht is it.
Romina Irish Ramos Romina Irish Ramos Monday, November 04, 2013 3:58:59 AM Thanks A LOt For helping me doing my assignment :)
Olomu Joseph Goodnews Adeleye Olomu Joseph Goodnews Adeleye Wednesday, June 04, 2014 8:40:36 AM This has helped me to put my lessons together, am grateful to the compiler.


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