Preventing Office-Related Injury

Once you are aware of the office automation-related injuries and illnesses that your employees face, you can better prevent them.

Repetitive motion problems. If your jobs require repetitive motion, you can take some steps to minimize the risk to employees who do those jobs, including making sure that:

You can also consider rotating employees among different jobs to make sure that they don't have to perform the same motions all day long. Remember, the way that you arrange your computer equipment can go a long way toward avoiding computer pains.

Vision problems. Employees who must stare into computer monitors face special problems with their vision. Some ways to help minimize the risk of injury or illness include: