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Helpful Websites


Tips for Shift Workers | Computer Eye Care | Driving while drowsy | Computer Workstation Ergonomics | Nutrition | Workstation Yoga

Tips for Shift Workers:

http://www.mayoclinic.com/invoke.cfm?id=HQ01388
How to eat, sleep, and stay fit when you work unusual hours.

http://www.circadian.com/employee/wn.html
(working nights calendar)

http://www.copydesk.org/words/change.htm
Top Ten List for Coping with Change

www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/drowsy_driving1/human/drows_driving/fbroch/Familybrochure.pdf
Brochure: The Rewards and Challenges of Shift Work.

 

Computer Eye Care:

http://www.eye2eye.com/
Numerous topics/articles on this website related to VDTs, eyestrain, use of color on monitors.

http://www.medem.com
Use site’s search function: key words: “computer eyestrain”
Title of article: Eye M.D.s offer Advice to Combat Computer Eyestrain (March 1, 2001).

(See also Workstation Yoga section)

 

Driving while drowsy:
http://www.nhtsa.dot.gov/people/injury/drowsy_driving1/human/drows_driving/wbroch/wbroch_lg/wbroch_lg.html

 

Computer Workstation Ergonomics:
http://www.uos.harvard.edu/ehs/training/ergo_info.html
Risks, Symptoms, injuries, workstation evaluation and instructions.

Nutrition:

http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/
Portion Distortion quiz.

http://www.MyPyramid.com
USDA dietary recommendations in new food pyramid launched in June 2005 by the MyPyramid Food Guidance System. Website will personalize the USDA recommendations for you.

http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/portion/servingcard7.pdf
Serving size card with pictures to show you what a standard food serving looks like.

 


Workstation Yoga:

http://www.mydailyyoga.com/yoga/everyday_yoga.html
14 exercises in one easy-to-print version you can buy in PDF format.

http://www.yogaeverywhere.com/keyboard/index.html
Pictures and instructions; includes Yoga for your eyes.