|Document ID (ISN)||110754|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Research Report 622
||Gervais R.L., Williamson J., Sanders V., Hopkinson J.
Health and Safety Executive
||Evaluation of the success in Great Britain of the Directive on minimum safety and health requirements for work with display screen equipment - A comparative assessment of the 1997 and 2007 evaluations
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2008. viii, 79p. Illus. 6 ref.
||HSE_Research_Report_622.pdf [in English]
||This current report involved a comparative evaluation of the impact, including the costs and benefits, of the Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Directive 90/270/EEC (see CIS 90-1069) in the United Kingdom, with the previous evaluation of the Regulations that was completed in 1997. The research is based on a structured sample of employers in the United Kingdom, in which data were collected from 1241 respondents. Overall, the results showed positive findings across a majority of the analyses. Contents: introduction; methodology; use of display screen equipment; perceived risks; alterations to workstations; daily routine of users; eye and eyesight tests; benefits and costs; the regulations; conclusions. The employers' questionnaires of 1997 and 2007 are included in appendices.
||United Kingdom; office work; man-computer interfaces; conditions of work; ergonomics
||survey; eye examinations; role of management; responsibilities of employers; comment on directive; report
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Lighting, colour and vision
Ergonomics and work organization
|Broad subject area(s)
Lighting and colour