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Important ergonomic design features that should be considered for the following workstation items.


i) The keyboard

  • The keyboard should be detachable from the screen.
  • There should be a palm rest in front of the keys.
  • The rest should be made of a non-reflective material.


ii) The video display unit (screen)

  • The screen should have tilt and swivel facilities.
  • There should be contrast and brightness controls.
  • The screen should be non-reflective.


iii) The desk

  • Ample space for documents.
  • Sufficient depth for users to move the screen to a comfortable viewing distance.
  • Sufficient leg room and suitable table height