An Ergonomic Setup Guide: Sit-to-Stand Workstation

1. Monitor arm

  • The monitor should be centered horizontally in front of you.
  • Your eyes should be closer to the top of the monitor, which should be perpendicular to your line of sight.
  • The monitor should be approximately an arm’s length away from you.

2. Work chair

  • When sitting, be sure to engage with the backrest.
  • Your thighs should be parallel to the floor and your feet should be flat on the floor.
  • There should be a few fingers of space between your seat and the back of your knees.

3. Task light

  • The light should be positioned off to the side of your monitor.
  • Choose the proper level of light depending on the task at hand.

4. Keyboard support

  • You should position the keyboard support flush with the underside of your elbow.
  • Your elbows and shoulders should be relaxed.
  • The keyboard and mouse should fit within the space between your shoulders.


 Ergonomic Setup Diagram 1) Desk Height 2_ Keyboard Tray 3) Task Light 4) Storage 5) Sight Lines