ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)40928
CIS number 83-2078
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Arndt R.
Title Working posture and musculoskeletal problems of video display terminal operators - Review and reappraisal
Bibliographic information June 1983, Vol.44, No.6, p.437-446. Illus. 50 ref.
Abstract Identification of the problems, their causes and possible solutions. Items reviewed are: working posture and workstation design (keyboard location, chair design, display screen position, document location, display considerations); working postures and work tasks; working posture and personal attributes; repetitive motion injuries; stress reactions. Solutions should be based on a problem-solving approach relying on information gathering, input from operators and flexibility in implementing corrective measures.
Descriptors (primary) workplace design; work posture; ergonomics; musculoskeletal diseases; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) sedentary work; ergonomic evaluation; work organization
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Office work
Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Work posture
Ergonomics