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An assessment of ergonomic issues in the home offices of university employees sent home due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Work : A journal of Prevention, Assesment and rehabilitation
BACKGROUND: As millions of workers have shifted to telework, special accommodations for workers with respect to ergonomics may be required to ensure the workforce remains healthy. METHODS: A survey about home office ergonomics and discomfort was sent to faculty, staff, and administrators by email and was completed by 843 individuals. RESULTS: Over 40%of the participants reported moderate to severe discomfort (severe low/middle back pain, moderate discomfort in eyes/neck/head, and discomfort indoi:10.3233/wor-205294 pmid:33867366 fatcat:sdcnelvuqrayjbmnho3yje5vju