An Online Calculator for Determining Recommended Heights for Office Configurations
The following tool was developed for workplace parties to identify potential sources that could lead to the development of musculoskeletal disorders.
By entering the height settings of a person’s office equipment as well as the physical dimensions of a their body segments, you can determine sources of mis-match between a worker and their equipment.
The Office Ergonomic Calculator also provides generic recommendations to help reduce the risk of injury.
To use this tool fill in the required information in each of the boxes below.
If your are unsure about how to measure, watch the videos provided.
Note: If you watch a video, use your browsers back button to return to this screen.
When you have finished entering your information in all of the boxes, click the red CALCULATE button at the bottom of the page.
Your results will be provided on screen immediately.
Be sure to take note of your Unique Assessment ID. You will need it to come back and view your results in the future.
If you have used this tool before, and have an Assessment ID, enter it here to review that report:
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Your Workstation Measurements
Your Body Measurements
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Note: This tool is not intended to replace the expertise of an ergonomist.
It allows workplace parties to identify some simple issues that can be easily solved, prior to contacting an ergonomist.
Learn more about office ergonomics using our newly updated
Office Ergonomics Reference Guide
Updated for the modern office, new technologies and home office situation
Now available online and as a downloadable PDF