At a recent presentation of The Smarter Home Office ergonomics generated the most questions and comments. This was sharply contrasted with a survey done by Staples Corporation in 2011: only 1% of remote worker/telecommuter respondents received help from their companies on the ergonomic set-up of their home offices. And if you are self-employed or a freelancer working in your home office you are really on your own.
Many people think office ergonomics is complicated and expensive. They are wrong. Ergonomics is a few simple adjustments to your chair, keyboard and monitor.
Here is how you can easily improve the ergonomics of your home office:
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