Ergonomics

"Ergonomics is the science of adapting products and processes to human characteristics and capabilities in order to improve people's well being and optimize productivity."
-Rani Lueder

Technology has had a profound effect on the way we live and work. As a result, we are spending more time sitting and using computers, which has greatly increased the occurrence of related musculoskeletal disorders. The following information may assist in preventing over-use injuries or cumulative trauma disorder that occurs from repetitive motion at your workstation.

Ergonomic work station evaluations are available through the Wellness office. Please contact Jeremy Spencer at 309-556-3334 or jspence2@iwu.edu to set up an appointment.

Good Ideas for Cultivating Good Work Habits

Workstation Stretches

Ergonomics Diagram