|Document ID (ISN)||59701|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Guidance on Regulations L26
Health and Safety Executive
||Display screen equipment work. Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992. Guidance on Regulations
||HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 45p. 20 ref. Price: GBP 5.00.
||This booklet gives guidance on the Health and Safety (Display Screen) Regulations 1992 and implement Directive 90/270/EEC of 29 May 1990 (CIS 90-1069) which came into force on 1 January 1993 (CIS 93-24). Contents: type of equipment and categories of workers covered by the Regulations; analysis of workstations to assess and reduce risks associated with postural and visual problems, fatigue and stress; requirements for workstations (equipment, environment, interface between computer and user); daily work routine of users; eyes and eyesight (eyesight and vision screening tests and provision of corrective appliances); provision of training and information. Annexes include guidance on workstation minimum requirements and possible health effects of display screen equipment.
||occupational hygiene; United Kingdom; office work; visual display terminals; workplace design
||eye examinations; work posture; fatigue; workbreaks; data processing; keyboard operations; information of personnel; man-computer interfaces; hazard evaluation; visual comfort; replaced; comment on law; office equipment
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Ergonomics and work organization
|Broad subject area(s)
Visual display terminals (VDTs)