Most people spend the majority of their day in their workplace, so it is easy to understand how a workplace that is poorly set up can cause you injury. Using the principles of ergonomics you can make your workplace a safer and healthier environment. Take this quiz to see how many rules of ergonomics you know.
Question 1 of 15
How many employees suffer from musculoskeletal disorders each year as a result of their workplace?
Question 2 of 15
What body position is considered to be neutral?
Question 3 of 15
How are most musculoskeletal disorders caused?
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How is productivity affected by injury?
Question 5 of 15
Besides the back, what other parts of the body are commonly effected by workplace strain?
Question 6 of 15
What is ergonomics?
Question 7 of 15
When sitting for long periods, where should your knees be in relation to your hips?
Question 8 of 15
How far from your face should your computer monitor be?
Question 9 of 15
Why are the disks in the neck and the lower back more susceptible to injury than those in the thoracic spine?
Question 10 of 15
What should you avoid when speaking on the telephone?
Question 11 of 15
What does carpal tunnel syndrome cause?
Question 12 of 15
If your job requires you to sit for long periods, how often should you go for a walk?
Question 13 of 15
What part of your office is it worth investing money into to promote a healthy back?
Question 14 of 15
What letter does the shape of the spine resemble?
Question 15 of 15