UCLA Health System Ergonomics recommends RSI Guard; a break reminder software and personal efficiency solution for the work place. RSI Guard offers you breaks at regular intervals, depending on the intensity of your work. These breaks, called micro breaks and computer breaks are designed to allow you to work at a computer in a comfortable, healthy and efficient fashion. Besides breaks, RSI Guard also offers tips on aspects such as time management, work posture, comfort, exercise and healthy eating. RSI Guard will analyze your work patterns and then provide you with prompts as to when you should take quick physical or mental refreshers, as well as direct you to perform small but effective stretches to reduce your probability of discomfort and keeping you energized throughout the day.
The program includes features such as:
NOTE: If you do not have administrator privileges, please submit an IT work order for assistance. Reference this web page in your IT request. If you do not have the administrative rights or encounter any issues during installation please contact your department IT team for assistance. The UCLA Health System Ergonomics Program is not able to provide any assistance with installation of the program.
2. RSI Guard will send you the installation link to the download file via email. Follow the installation instructions on the screen.