Workplace Design Principles

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Workstation Design-guide topics January 22, 2009

Filed under: Workstation Design — ia2studio @ 12:52 am
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When designing for people that are either mentally or physically handicap, the workstation needs to be accessible for their own personal needs.  Some topics and details to consider with layout & equipment are….
-workspace layout
     -adequate space
     -work surface materials & adjustments
     -air quality
-computer displays
     -monitor placement
     -minimizing glare
     -locating source documents
-telephones and other office equipment
     -electrical supply
     -equipment control
     -telephone location & peripheral options
Resource:

Preiser, Elaine Wolfgang F. E. “Universal Design Handbook .” McGraw-Hill Profes 2001 45.6. 20 Jan 2009 <http://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=FJSomQUmjf4C&oi=fnd&pg=PR8&dq=universal+kitchen+design&ots=5h5uawRR-a&sig=lo8LczvmkRWv7_FkqfuLDArGqkk#PPT1198,M1&gt;.

 

Jenelle Sekol

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