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Ergonomic Workplace

When height adjustable furniture is not feasible, a keyboard tray may be used to position the keyboard and mouse at the proper height. Keyboard trays should have the following features:

  • Mouse tray that places mouse within an easy reach
  • Soft wrist rests for both the keyboard and mouse
  • Easy adjustments
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What is the proper desk height?

Worker Height        Table Height

5’0″- 5’3″                   25″- 26″

5’4″- 5’6″                   26″- 27″

5’7″- 6′ 0″                   27″- 30″

6’1″- 6’5″                   30″- 32″

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Chairs for computer work should have the following adjustments:

  • Pneumatic height adjustment
  • Adjustable height arms (small “T” style)
  • Adjustable arm width (preferred)
  • Independently adjustable and lockable seat and back tilt
  • Adjustable lumbar support
  • Adjustable seat pan depth (preferred)
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