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Telephone

Is the phone within easy reach?

Recommended Solutions

  • Reposition the phone close to the arm you use to answer.
  • Use an angled stand to tilt for easier viewing and reach.

Do you avoid cradling the phone between your head and shoulder for long or frequent calls?

Recommended Solutions

  • Hold the phone with your hand.
  • If available, use a speakerphone for long conversations.
  • If provided, use a hands-free headset when multi-tasking on the phone.


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