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Document ID (ISN)66949
CIS number 96-523
Year 1994
Convention or series no. CNA 44022.f
Author(s) Lips W., Weickhardt U., Buchberger J., Krueger H.
Title Work at video display terminals
Original title Le travail à l'écran de visualisation [in French]
Bibliographic information Schweizerische Unfallversicherungsanstalt, Arbeitssicherheit, Postfach, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, Dec. 1994. 72p. Illus. 13 ref.
Abstract Main contents of this training brochure dealing with work on visual display units: general (ergonomics, lighting, luminance, visual acuity, accommodation, eye movements); components and requirements of work on a visual display unit (screen size, keyboard, mouse, etc.); layout of workplaces with visual display units (lighting of premises, requirements, reflexion, keyboard, desk and seat, etc.); software (coding, communication, interfacing, etc.); medical aspects (radiation, heat, ophthalmological and orthopedic considerations, etc.); psychological aspects and work organization (anxiety, psychosocial stress factors, etc.); checklists (for practical purposes, for the selection of a VDU, for the selection of furniture, etc.); information and counselling; equipment. Replaces the 1991 edition (CIS 91-1825).
Descriptors (primary) Switzerland; visual tasks; training material; ergonomics; office work; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; description of equipment; office chairs; workplace design; non-ionizing radiation; check lists; workbreaks; tables; training manuals; visual acuity; data sheet; hours of work
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
OSH training