Computer workstation at work

Ergonomic computer workstation – suitable for a person with a high spinal cord injury

User types on her computer at work
User types on her computer at work

Description
The user works both in the office and from home. She has a laptop that she can easily bring home. The workstation at work is equipped with a combined laptop support and manuscript holder, a wireless mini keyboard, a forearm support and a special mouse (mousetrapper), see associated tip.
She uses a pen to press the keys; see associated tip.

Users comments
The user received help for the modification at work from the Employment Office, which arranged for contact with the ergonomics center, where the user could try out the computer equipment.

The user is extremely satisfied with her workplace. Now she can work for a long time without pain.

Paid for by
Employment office

This tip is from 2009

User sitting at her workstation
User sitting at her workstation

Related tips

Combined laptop support/manuscript holder
Combined laptop support/manuscript holder
Combined laptop support and manuscript holder provides ergonomic working position - suitable for persons with tetraplegia.
Mini keyboard
Mini keyboard
Small keyboard - suitable for persons with limited reach.
Forearm support
Forearm support
Forearm support to keep balance when typing on computer - suitable for persons who have tetraplegia.
Mousetrapper
Mousetrapper
Ergonomic mouse that provides a centered working position - suitable for persons with high spinal cord injuries.
Typing on computer
Typing on computer
Maneuvering on the computer with a regular pen.

Tipsare: Yasmin

Yasmin lives in an apartment. She is working part time. She was injured in 1999 and has a C-5 tetraplgia. Through hand surgery her grip function improved. She has personal assistance 24 hours a day, 7 hours of those are assistance on call.