Working from Home Support
Helping you to stay comfortable and healthy when working from home.
Whether you work from home or in the office, the City of Prospect takes your health, well-being and safety seriously.
Working from Home Ergonomic Training Package
Module 1: Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) when working at home on your computer
This module covers information about MSDs relevant to working from home, along with strategies you can use to reduce your risk of injury. It includes the common areas of your body which can become injured, why back pain is so prevalent, spinal anatomy, how injuries can ‘creep’ up on us and ways that you can be proactive to reduce your risk of injury.
Module 2: Working from Home – Workstation Setup
This module takes a closer look at the guidelines you should use to set up your workstation in order to minimise your risk of injury. It includes how to set up your chair, monitor, keyboard, mouse, document position and telephone, as well as covering some tips on changing your posture and performing stretches throughout the day.
Module 3: Stretches
This module provides guidance on how to reduce the risk of injury by performing stretches and exercises throughout the day. Stretches for the neck, shoulders, forearms and hands, legs and lower back are covered, with guidance on general stretching rules, how long to hold the stretch and how frequently to perform them.