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Try to stand so that a vertical line will go from your ear, through your shoulder, hip and ankle.

In this position your spine is under minimum stress and your neck and back muscles are more or less relaxed.

Try to have your work surface, or the work where your hands are, at about elbow height.

If it's on legs, you can cut them down, or raise them on bricks.

Take breaks in between tasks, allowing you to change position.

Place frequently-used tools and parts bins in an arc within easy reach, and move around a table instead of reaching across it.

Try using a raised footrest for one leg at a time.

To reach down, squat bending at your knees, keeping your spine vertical.

Avoid bending forward at the waist or neck

Avoid twisting for long periods or repeatedly.


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