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Document ID (ISN)101370
CIS number 03-98
Year 2002
Convention or series no. SUVA 84021.d SUVA 84021.f SUVA 84021.i
Title Computerized workplaces - 10 proposals for your health and well-being
Original title Postes de travail informatisés - 10 conseils pour votre santé et votre bien-être [in French]
Arbeiten am Bildschirm - 10 Tipps für Ihre Gesundheit und Ihr Wohlbefinden [in German]
Lavoro al videoterminale - 10 consigli utili per tutelare la salute e il benessere dei lavoratori [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Suva, Gesundheitsschutz, Postfach, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, 2002. 12p. Illus. 3 ref.
Internet access http://wwwitsp1.suva.ch/sap/its/mimes/waswo/99/pdf/84021-f.pdf [in French]
http://wwwitsp1.suva.ch/sap/its/mimes/waswo/99/pdf/84021-d.pdf [in German]
http://wwwitsp1.suva.ch/sap/its/mimes/waswo/99/pdf/84021-i.pdf [in Italian]
Abstract This leaflet contains ten ergonomic proposals for the health and well-being persons working at screens: avoid reflections and glare; place the screen directly facing the user; ensure that there is enough space for the legs under the table; take advantage of the various layout possibilities; ensure that the forearms are in a horizontal position; select a chair allowing dynamic seating; observe a proper distance between the eyes and the screen; adjust the screen so that the upper limit is 5-10cm below eye level; make use of auxiliary equipment foot rests, arm rests, document holders); move around regularly.
Descriptors (primary) Switzerland; computer terminals; training material; keyboard operations; man-computer interfaces; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; relaxation exercises; equipment layout; seats; eyes; tables; training manuals; glare; foot rests
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Physical fitness programmes
OSH training
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Ergonomics