Topic 26: Health issues

  • Back ache
  • RSI
  • Eye strain
  • Stress

Back ache

  • Caused by incorrect posture
  • Computer users tend to slouch
  • Laptop users frequently work with a computer on their knees
  • Can be made worse by a poorly designed chair


  • Use an adjustable chair
  • Sit upright
  • Ensure the screen is at the correct angle and directly in front of you
  • Use a footrest


  • Caused by:
  • Pace of work
  • Learning new technology
  • Frustrating software
  • Losing work


  • Ask for help
  • Use familiar software
  • Leave the problem and take a break

Eye strain

  • Caused by…


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