You should always be wary that being on a computer carries certain health risks.


When sitting at a computer for a long period of time you may feel parts of your back start to ache like your back.

Avoid this by;

  • Using a fully adjustable chair, this will ensure you sit up straight and avoid you slouching.
  • Move the computer monitor into a more comfortable position this will avoid you sitting in awkward positions.

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI);

If your writing a long email/essay you may feel pain whilst typing especially if you’ve been typing for long periods of time.

Avoid this by;

  • You can use wrist straps to help support your wrists which will prevent strain.
  • Take regular breaks from typing and do other activities.

Eye Strain;

Staring at the screen for long periods of time can cause tiredness and can hurt your eyes after a while.

Avoid this by;

  • Turn the brightness down on your computer as bright light can irritate the eyes.
  • Don’t look too closely at the screen.
  • Again, take regular breaks and do something else.

All in all using your computer should be a fun experience for all