Ergonomics and Equipment

Learn about ergonomics and equipment resources and best home office practices.

This section of the Remote Work Policy Clearinghouse is a compilation of workplace ergonomics and equipment resources from cities, counties, states, and the federal government and includes information on the components and best practices for telecommuting equipment and home office setup.

  • San Mateo, CA
  • City of Los Angeles, CA:
    • Resources for City of Los Angeles Employees on working from home: Resource list, with links, for: setting up your home office, securing your home computer and network, employee discounts for computer hardware, transit schedules and information, emergency parking locations, online learning resources, mental health resources, and resources for kids and teens.
    • Employee discounts for computer hardware: the following computer retailers have provided exclusive discounts for City of Los Angeles employees:
      • Dell Member Purchase Program
      • HP Employee Purchase Program
      • Apple Employee Purchase Program
  • Cal/OSHA: The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), better known as Cal/OSHA, protects and improves the health and safety of working men and women in California and the safety of passengers riding on elevators, amusement rides, and tramways – through the following activities: setting and enforcing standards; providing outreach, education, and assistance; and issuing permits, licenses, certifications, registrations, and approvals.
    • Guidance on Setting Up A Home Work Station
      • A 39-page comprehensive guidance document, produced by Cal/OSHA, with specific best practices for setting-up a home work station, including: computer ergonomics and positioning of home equipment.

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Last Updated: 4/6/2021