Set up your home office
You may need to modify or add to your existing equipment or home office setup to accommodate the unique circumstances of your remote work environment. Check out these recommendations and guidelines.
In light of COVID-19, eligible employees who are required to work from home during the pandemic may be eligible to purchase or be reimbursed for basic necessary ergonomic equipment recommended by Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S). For details, see Home Office Equipment/Furnishings.
Get specific equipment recommendations for laptops, monitors, keyboards and mice, headsets, and webcams to assist you during the Shelter-in-Place order.
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No matter where you’re working, it is imperative to set up your workstation to allow for neutral postures. Visit the Environmental Health & Safety website for telecommuting and mobile ergonomics guidelines and resources.
See ergonomics guidelines
Moving office equipment
If you need to temporarily move your office equipment during the Shelter-in-Place order, follow these guidelines.
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When you work from home, you may have less bandwidth available to you than you had at the office. If your internet speed is slow or you have issues connecting to Stanford applications or virtual meetings, try these troubleshooting tips to speed up your work.
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