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Helpful tips about computer mouse ergonomics

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Date & time

Friday 24 January 2020, 12.30pm

Presenter

Katharine Metters, MCSP MSc.Erg CMIOSH PGCE, Head Consultant, Posturite

Overview

Poor mouse positioning can lead to discomfort and pain over time, which is why it’s so important to choose your product carefully and set up your workstation suitably. In this webinar, chartered physiotherapist and ergonomist Katharine Metters will explore the fascinating and useful subject of mouse ergonomics, covering:

  • Basic hand and upper limb anatomy
  • How to set up and position your mouse in a DSE set-up
  • Different types of computer mice available, the principles behind their designs, pros, cons and examples of where they can be useful
  • Other products associated with mouse use

About the speaker

Katharine Metters

Katharine is a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, Chartered Member of the Institute of Safety and Health and holds a Masters degree in Ergonomics. This unique combination of qualifications, together with her vast range of experience working within healthcare, food, retail and utility sectors, enables Katharine to offer a very broad-based range of training, education and health & safety management in the workplace.