ORGANIZING THE
WORK SPACE
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  ACTION GOAL #9: Organize the work space (Continued)


IF YOU SEE THIS... TRY THIS...
You reach across your body to work because:
Your work station does not match your dominant hand (handedness).
  Reverse the placement of the computer equipment so that non-keying tasks are performed on your dominant side when you are sitting at your keyboard.

IF YOU SEE THIS...   TRY THIS...
You reach across your body to work because:
File drawers prevent you from having knee clearance beneath the work surface on your dominant side.
  Reverse the placement of the file drawers so that they are beneath the work surface on your non-dominant side.

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