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Topic: Workstations 

Business Education

 Standard 21.  Knows the characteristics and uses of computer hardware
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 4.Knows proper set-up of workstations (e.g., ergonomics, lighting, ventilation, cabling)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands the concept of ergonomics
     2.Understands proper lighting in a workstation
     3.Understands proper ventilation in a workstation

Engineering Education

 Standard 20.  Knows how to reduce risks and hazards in the workplace
  Level IV (Grade 9-12)
   Benchmark 6.Understands the concept of ergonomics and its role in the workplace (e.g., the importance of ergonomics in the manufacturing process; safe ergonomic controls and procedures; ergonomics of the workstation; the role of ergonomics in preventing workplace injury)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     5.Understands the ergonomics of the workstation
   Benchmark 8.Understands the importance of maintaining a clean work area (e.g., scrap stock is kept in scrap boxes; materials are stored in an orderly fashion; waste containers are emptied regularly; dangerous materials are stored in metal cabinets)
    Knowledge/skill statements
     1.Understands why it is important to maintain a clean work area
     2.Understands the importance of keeping scrap stock in scrap boxes
     3.Understands the importance of storing materials in an orderly fashion
     4.Understands the importance of emptying waste containers regularly
     5.Understands the importance of storing dangerous materials in metal cabinets