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Environment Health and Safety (EH&S) is following up on your request for a Tier 2 (On-site) ergonomic evaluation. As we discussed, the best place to start with the ergonomic assessment is to use the U.C.S.D on-line tools. These can be accessed via the U.C.S.D. Blink site: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/ergo, I recommend that you consider reviewing the online

Evaluating Your Computer Workstation for Comfort and Productivity tutorial in conjunction with the Computer Ergonomic Review Tool (PDF - (Word< version) to learn basic ergonomic principles and how to set up a computer workstation.

Also, feel free to contact me following review of the on-line tutorial if you have any added questions. My number is (858) 822-0294. If you are interested in ergonomic products, please contact Pacific Ergonomics at (619) 546-0872 and speak with Jennifer. They are able to assist you with select demo. products on a trial basis and also have a showroom a few miles from campus.

If you have questions or need additional assistance, please send an email to: ehsih@ucsd.edu<mailto:ehsih@ucsd.edu>. There is a wealth of information in preventing repetitive motion injuries at: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/ergo and your proactive approach is very important for your health and well being. Thank you and have a good day,

Julia Jensen
Occupational Health and Hygiene Specialist
Environment, Health and Safety, University of CA, San Diego