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Protect your eyes and hands with these desk ergonomics tips


To prevent hand pains or repetitive strain injuries, avoid typing on a steeply inclined keyboard at an angle over 15 degrees. For long periods at a computer, a separate keyboard can also help avoid hand injuries. — dpa

To prevent hand pains or repetitive strain injuries, avoid typing on a steeply inclined keyboard at an angle over 15 degrees. For long periods at a computer, a separate keyboard can also help avoid hand injuries. — dpa

Working long hours at a computer tends to cause eye, back, neck or wrist problems. But many of these can be avoided by making your workstation ergonomically correct, experts say.  

To provide support for the heels of your hands, the distance between the keyboard and the edge of your desk should be between 10 to 15 centimetres. 

   

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