Safety in Healthcare – Working at a Computer
Sitting at a computer for extended periods can greatly impact one’s wellbeing.
This video based training program addresses the importance of ergonomics and proper posture when working long hours in front of a computer. It emphasises the significance of a well-adjusted chair, sitting posture, and correct keyboard placement to minimise discomfort and strain.
It also highlights the importance of taking rest breaks and performing gentle stretching exercises to reduce muscle fatigue and discomfort during computer work.
After watching the video, or completing the self-paced eLearning format, workers will learn:
- The importance of proper ergonomics and posture when working at a computer for extended periods
- How to set up your work station in a way which will minimise your risk of injury
- Simple stretching exercises to reduce muscle fatigue and discomfort during computer work