Check Your Space

Person with a well-designed workspace

Telecommuting Tips: Check Your Space

From Workers’ Compensation Trust

  • Designate a specific area for work setup
  • Ensure adequate lighting
  • Clear clutter
  • Watch for potential trip hazards
    • Cords or items on the floor
    • Furniture legs
  • Don’t overload electrical circuits
  • Consider ergonomics
    • Use good posture
    • Place monitor so the top is at eye level
    • Keep head level, avoid bending neck down
    • Relax your shoulders
    • Keep wrists straight
    • Use a separate keyboard, mouse, and monitor for laptop, if you can

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