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Document ID (ISN)63440
CIS number 94-1967
ISBN(s) 0-7176-0735-6
Year 1994
Convention or series no. HSG 90
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title VDUs. An easy guide to the regulations
Bibliographic information HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1994. iii, 18p. Illus. 2 ref. Price: GBP 5.00.
Abstract This booklet provides guidance on the British Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 (CIS 93-24). Contents: identifying the workers and the workstations covered; training users and assessors; assessing workstations and reducing risks; planning breaks and activity changes; arranging eye and eyesight tests; making sure new workstations comply with the Regulations; keeping users informed. A checklist is included.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; health engineering; visual display terminals; offices
Descriptors (secondary) eye examinations; workplace design; hazard evaluation; work design; information of personnel; comment on law; safety training in industry; check lists; responsibilities; replaced
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Other equipment and plant
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)