Once you’ve set up your monitor(s), it’s time to go to work—right? Not just yet. Before you settle in, you want to check the lighting in your work area. Is it sufficient? Do you need more? Less?

Improper lighting in the office can impact the way you sit at your workstation. People often sit in an awkward position or twist their neck in order to see the computer screen when lighting isn’t right. This can cause discomfort and may lead to musculoskeletal disorders.

In the video below, we offer solutions to help you address lighting in your workplace.

For more information, see the article on Task Lighting in our ErgoMatters℠ section. For help in designing a workstation, download our checklist.

The above evaluations and/or recommendations are for general guidance only and should not be relied upon for medical advice or legal compliance purposes. They are based solely on the information provided to us and relate only to those conditions specifically discussed. We do not make any warranty, expressed or implied, that your workplace is safe or healthful or that it complies with all laws, regulations or standards.