|Document ID (ISN)||105860|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
|Convention or series no.
||Feb. 2006, Vol.24, No.2, p.56-58. Illus. 7 ref.
||The protection of the eyes and eyesight of persons working at visual display units (VDUs) is discussed with reference to the United Kingdom Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992 (see CIS 93-24), as amended in 2002 (see CIS 03-1011). These regulations place a responsibility on employers to attend to the eyecare of VDU users. In particular, they require employers to provide eye and eyesight tests on request for all VDU users. The article also summarizes the main steps that can be taken to prevent eyestrain, including temperature and humidity control, ergonomics, lighting and employee training.
||United Kingdom; eyes; visual comfort; visual display terminals
||air temperature; humidity control; lighting; responsibilities of employers; information of personnel; visual acuity; spectacle wearers; comment on law; ergonomics
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Lighting, colour and vision
|Broad subject area(s)
Visual display terminals (VDTs)