HumanScale ergonomic adjustable keyboard trays are an essential component to correct ergonomic set-up and optimal computer postures. Most desk or work surfaces do not offer the appropriate height adjustment to accomodate for the varying sizes of people.According to ergonomic-anthropometric studies, there is no "average" sized person. Most work areas are designed for the 95th percentile, this means that 95% of the population fits under the workstation. However this also means that practically all of these people will be working in a poorly fit workstation for them! The lack of work surface adjustability is one of the leading causes and culprits of poor ergonomic design and ergonomic problems. The solution is so simple and cost-effective- the ergonomic adjustable keyboard tray!
HumanScale has mastered this product and really cornered the adjustable keyboard tray market for years--and there is good reason, HumanScale ergonomic adjustable keyboard trays are of the finest quality, offer the optimal flexibility and adjustabililty and frankly are one of the best looking adjustable keyboard tray products available.
If you do not have a HumanScale adjustable keyboard tray, you most likely are not working with the most appropriate ergonomically recommended postures. Poor postures can lead to pain, fatigue, excessive strain on joints and muscles and even cumulative trauma disorders. Correcting your posture is easy, you just need to include adjustability into your workstation. HumanScale ergonomic adjustable keyboard trays provide an inexpensive, easy to use solution to the poor ergonomics set up of your workstation.The benefits of using an ergonomic adjustable keyboard tray far exceed the minimal investment. Improve your comfort, work posture and productivity with an adjustable keyboard tray so that you can reduce strain, pain and fatigue and feel better during and after work hours. This product also improve the position of the computer mouse.
Did you know the number one ergonomic mishap with office computer set ups is that position of the mouse? Most times, the mouse is placed inappropriately, and way too far and way too high from the computer user, therefore causing excessive reaching, arm twisting and excessive arm positioning. Most worksurfaces do not allow for the computer mouse to be placed on the relatively same plane as the keyboard, it forces the computer user to place his or her computer mouse on a work surface or desk way off the the side and up way too high.All of these poor postures can cause excessive strain and awkward postures, they cause pain, injury and fatigue to arm, neck and shoulder muscles.
This HumanScale Keyboard Tray is a favorite among computer users!This adjustable computer keyboard tray adjusts to your perfect hight to ensure that you are ergonomically correctly positioned. Additionally, this HumanScale Keyboard Tray has a tilting side computer mouse platform which allows you to place your computer mouse withing your primary reaching zone which is essential to reduce strain and injury to your arm and hand.
Your keyboard and HumanScale keyboard tray should keep the entire body in proper posture. This means with proper keyboard positioning, you are able to remain sitting straight, lower back supported by your chair, legs comfortable supported on the floor or foot rest, shoulders relaxed at your sides and your elbows parallel to the floor and bent at about 90 degrees, your wrists should be in neutral or a straight position and your head and neck should be upright on your spine, allowing optimal posture for your neck and shoulders. A computer monitor arm may be required in order to optimize the position of your computer monitor screen.
When you have the keyboard and HumanScale keyboard tray adjusted to the appropriate height and angle, your wrist are in an optimal position, wrist rests are are option to promote neutral wrist positions and reduce strain.
If you are in a cublicle or have a desk with a corner, we absolutely recommend the corner brace for keyboard for optimal positioning. This low cost product is essential for cubicle users.