Many working steps in the laboratory need repetitive movements. Especially pipetting is done often and the same movements of the hand, wrist, fingers and the arm are done. Sitting or standing during pipetting work in the wrong way can lead to pain in multiple body parts such as the lower back, neck and shoulders. Additionally repetitive movements on the arm and hand can lead to injuries that cause stiffness and pain. But not only should the body be considered during work. Also the set-up of the working place can strain the mind and slow down the workflow. In the following articles we highlight points on how to improve your everyday working life in the laboratory to maintain a strain-free, effective working area.
- Learn on correct seating position
- Move with us in some stretching exercises
- Deepen your knowledge on a holistic ergonomic approach
- See the details of an ergonomic pipette