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Document ID (ISN)100625
CIS number 02-1579
ISBN(s) 84-7425-634-8
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sanz Merino J.A.
Title Basic guide for workers using visual display units for data
Original title Instrucción básica para el trabajador usuario de pantallas de visualización de datos [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2002. 39p. Illus. Price: EUR 3.31.
Abstract This guide is aimed at persons working at screens and presents the main hazards related to this type of work together with the corresponding ergonomic preventive measures. Topics covered: vision problems and visual fatigue; musculoskeletal disorders; mental fatigue; radiation emitted by screens; screen filters; regulations applicable to work at screens; legal provisions applicable to users of screens; questionnaire aimed at checking the ergonomics of workplaces involving work at screens; test for evaluating the knowledge acquired from reading the guide.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; training material; office work; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; workplace design; glare; work posture; training manuals; contrast
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)