You need to use the internet to search for the following information. Use the table below to store your answers along with the web address of websites where you found the information. You should use more than one website to check your answers Why is posture important when using a computer? Information found (copy and paste from the website)| Web address| Your ‘computer posture’ can have a huge impact on your health. If it’s poor, and you slouch for 7 hours a day in front of your PC, your body will suffer in the long-term. | http://www. fitness-programs-for-life. om/computer-posture. html| Why should you take regular breaks or change of activity when using a computer? Information found (copy and paste from the website)| Web address| Eye muscles that shift focus between your source document and a screen for a long period of time can tire. | http://www. staffs. ac. uk/images/user042_tcm68-12657. pdf
Information found (copy and paste from the website)| Web address| A large number of accidents around the work place, are cause by tripping over trailing wires. | http://wiki. answers. com/Q/Why_shouldn’t_you_have_trailing_wires_near_a_computer#ixzz1lhKk6ABs| Find out what is meant by ergonomic furniture Information found (copy and paste from the website)| Web address| What does ergonomics mean? | ‘Ergonomics’ is the science of designing environments and products to match the individuals who use them.
The word ‘ergonomics’ comes from the Greek ‘ergon’ meaning ‘work’ and ‘nomos’ meaning ‘law’. “Fitting the worker to the job not the job to the worker. ” * Fitting the job to the worker through task design and procedures * Fitting the worker to the job through the use of proper placement procedures and training. It should be noted “What works for one worker may not work for another, so it’s important to emphasize individual solutions. ” Your basic knowledge of ergonomics is a prevention of physical damage or injuries that may occur.
The Internet has taken on a form of its own, if you just look at the number increases from 1992 to a projected 2002 you will see for yourself. With the growth of the Internet and progress we hope to achieve, we seem to be heading straight into the future of technology. What can this "information highway," do for us regular day to day people Students, teachers, small businesses, family, and even ...