Sunday, January 23, 2011


Linda added two resources to the textbook website at

January 23, 2011 Cornell University Ergonomics Site. (Chapter 21)

Guidelines for arranging a Computer Workstation - 10 steps for users. Just as the title says, this site has 10 steps with links to more information on some of the topics.

Workplace Ergonomics Tools. Links to great information such as tips for using laptops, tips for alleviating pain when using a computer, and many evaluation tools for items such as keyboards and mouse.. In short, a handbook for ergonomics for computers and other items.

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Medicare Website

Medicare has developed a "consumer friendly" website at
It includes links to compare hospitals, nursing homes, and way to find a doctor.  Consumers can search for physicians that accept Medicare as full payment. The site is worth exploring.