Monthly Archives: April 2015

Five Personal Hygiene Tips for the Computer User

Personal Hygiene Tips to Help with Computer Keyboard and Monitor Toxic Exposure Wash your hands – The age old advice to wash your hands before eating is very important for computer users as our fingers are constantly coming in contact with harmful germs and microbes from the keyboard which could be harmful if ingested over time. Have a daily bath or soaped down shower – A shower water rinse is not enough – There are two reasons for doing this. Firstly because we look at Read More +

Ergonomics, Exercise and the Computer Use Experience

Muscleloskeletal Pain and Suffering from Computer Use Can Be Reduced A lot of people have heard of ergonomics (the science of designing the workplace to fit workers’ needs) at work. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have issued a lot of directives to handle workstation issues but computer related health conditions felt by the people I get to talk to seem to be on the increase. Nothing seems to be working to abate the Read More +