Cornell healthcare computer cart ergonomic checklist

Type: 
Guides & Tools
Country: 
International
Languages: 
English
Provider: 
Cornell University Ergonomics Web

Description

This checklist provides some guidance on ergonomic issues that are important considerations for a decision maker who is selecting the best computer cart for their needs. The checklist is not a list of features, but rather a list of items that affect the ease of use, safety and effectiveness of a cart.

 

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Language of original language description: 
English

Other data

Sector / Industry covered: 
Hospital activities
Hazards: 
Awkward postures
Static postures - standing
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects: 
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Purpose of the material: 
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
Supervisor
Safety officers
Occupational health physician
OSH consultant
Priority area: 
Sedentary work
Date of Publication / Year : 
2009