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Document ID (ISN)103800
CIS number 05-151
ISBN(s) 2-87112-097-8
Year 2004
Convention or series no. LÚgislation en pratique 3
Author(s) Polspoel N., Lamotte J.M.
Title Visual display units
Original title Ecrans de visualisation [in French]
Bibliographic information PREVENT, rue Gachard 88, Bte 4, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium, 2004. 24p. Illus.13 ref.
Abstract Based on the European Directive 90/270/EEC (see CIS 90-1069), the Royal Decree of 12 August 1993 on visual display units specifies many additional responsibilities for enterprises. Designed to help enterprises implement these new requirements, this guide covers legislation, the main hazards and the design of a workstation equipped with a visual display unit. Reference values and corresponding standards are included in an appendix.
Descriptors (primary) Belgium; workplace design; visual display terminals; ergonomics; plant safety and health organization; office work; health hazards; risk factors; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; responsibilities of employers; European Communities; noise; equipment layout; man-computer interfaces; glare; humidity measurement; design of equipment; thermal environment; comment on law; safety guides; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)