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The equipment listed below is intended to provide options to configure a computer workstation that will fit the specific needs of an individual and are not a requirement or a solution for every employee. This list does not replace the recommendations that could be made after an ergonomics assessment.

Products are generally available via www.chairlines.com or www.staples.ca. Links are also provided to the source manufacturer.

Chairs

ergoCentric geoCentric Mid-back Multi-tiltergoCentric geoCentric black office chair.
(notes: commonly used as a standard chair at BCIT)

✓ Seat pan: 20”w x 19”d (medium) with other size options
✓ Seat height: 125 mm pneumatic Lift (17.25″ – 22″)
✓ Infinite forward tilt lock out
✓ Infinite lock free float
✓ Back angle adjustment

 

ergoCentric tCentric,
ergoCentric airCentric

ergoCentric tcentric black office chair.
tcentric
ergoCentric airCentric black office chair.
airCentric

Configurable ergonomic chair for size and seat mechanism. Multi-tilter allows for forward seat pan tilt.

Mesh backrest (tCentric) or foam backrest (airCentric).

✓ Back height and angle adjustment
✓ Seat angle adjustment
✓ Head-rest add-on

 

Global Tritek Series Global Tritek Ergo Select chair.
Configurable ergonomic chair for size and seat mechanism. Multi-tilter allows for forward seat pan tilt.

 

Keyboards

Kinesis Freestyle2 with VIP3 keyboard accessory.Kinesis Freestyle 2 Keyboard with VIP3 Accessory
Separate right and left keyboard can be positioned to improve wrist and shoulder posture. VIP3 Accessory allows the keyboard to be tilted to improve forearm and wrist posture, and adds an integrated palm rest. Separate number pad also available.

Microsoft Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop (L5V-00002)Keyboard sculpt ergonomic with mouse.
Contoured keyboard that is narrower than typical because the number pad is separate. This allows the mouse to reside closer to the midline of the body, reducing lateral reach. Integrated palm rest on the keyboard. Preferred configuration for most work is mouse beside keyboard with numpad to the right of the mouse.
Also available as keyboard or mouse separately.

Compact Keyboard by Evoluent EVUEKBCompact Keyboard by Evoluent EVUEKB.
✓ No number pad allows employees to position their mouse closer to them
✓ Ideal for mobile workers and those who use their number pad infrequently
✓ Low-profile, low-force keys
✓ Wired

 

Mouse – vertical

Adesso vertical mouse iMouse E10.Adesso iMouse Vertical Mouse E10 or E1
Adesso iMouse E1 (wired) or E10 (wireless).
Vertical orientation reduces strain on wrist, forearm, elbow and shoulder.

Evoluent Vertical Mouse
Regular or small size for right hand (check size chart). Regular size for left hand.
Vertical orientation reduces strain on wrist, forearm, elbow and shoulder.

Logitech MX vertical mouse.Logitech MX Vertical Mouse
Vertical orientation reduces strain on wrist, forearm, elbow and shoulder.
Bluetooth wireless. Mac or Windows.

Logitech MX ergo trackball top view. Logitech MX mouse trackball side view.Logitech MX Ergo Trackball
Vertical orientation reduces strain on wrist, forearm, elbow and shoulder.
Thumb trackball for navigation rather than movement of the entire mouse.
USB wireless. Mac or Windows.

 

Height adjustable keyboard and mouse trays

Humanscale 6G-500 keyboard trayHumanscale 6G-500 (or 6G-550 is slightly smaller)
Wider to accommodate mouse and keyboard on same platform. Easy to switch mouse left-right.

Humanscale 6G-900-90H-F
Mouse platform allows it to reside closer to centre (above numeric keypad).

ISE Leader 6 platform ISE Leader 6
Single surface platform, allowing continuous same plane mousing and is
designed for straight work surfaces.
✓ Board dimensions: 27.75 x 11.25”
✓ Leatherite palm support

ISE Leader 8 platformISE Leader 8
Single surface platform, allows for same plane mousing and is designed for diagonal work surfaces.
✓ Board dimensions: depth is 11.25” and width is 27.75”
✓ Removable palm pad

Neo-Flex Underdesk Keyboard Arm.Neo-Flex underdesk keyboard arm
#97-582-009

ergoCentric Chameleon
similar to HS-900-90H

 

Monitor risers

Fellowes Standard Monitor Riser.Fellowes Standard Monitor Riser
Stackable riser from 2” to 4”.

 

Document holders

Keep your documents between your monitor and keyboard to reduce movement of eyes, neck and shoulder to minimize strain and increase comfort.

3M™ In-Line Document Holder, DH6403M DH640 In-line document holder (18″ wide) or DH630 Compact In-line document holder (14″ wide)

VuRytVu Ryte 18DC – Adjustable Document Holdere 18DC document holder (18″ wide)

 

Mouse pads and keyboard wrist rest

ErgoSoft Wrist Rest for Standard Keyboards (Model 52799).ErgoSoft Wrist Rest for Standard Keyboards (Model 52799)
Padding for raised edges or postural correction for wrist extension. Helps to raise the palm and reduce the amount of wrist extension for keyboards that do not have an integrated wrist rest.

Staples mouse pad, black.Staples Mouse Pad, black
Provides a smooth surface and target zone for the mouse.

 

Back rests – chair inserts

Obusforme low back support.Obusforme Low Back Support
Provides seat back padding and support when none exists. Can be used to reduce seat pan depth on a chair that is too deep for the employee.