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Document ID (ISN)67095
CIS number 96-1212
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Title Order of 24 July 1995 regarding specific complementary provisions for the use of visual display screens on working equipment (extractive industries); Order of 24 July 1995 regarding minimal safety and health provisions for manual handling (extractive industries) [France]
Original title [Arrêtés du 24.7.95] - relatif aux dispositions ... concernant l'utilisation d'écrans de visualisation sur les équipements de travail (industries extractives); relatif aux prescriptions minimales de SST concernant la manutention manuelle (industries extractives) [France] [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 1995, No.63, p.213-215.
Abstract Visual displays are covered regardless of the display process [cathode-ray, liquid crystal, etc.]. Operators should undergo medical examinations to verify their aptitude for the work and in case of complaints associated with visual display work. Employers are responsible for identifying and eliminating hazards. Software must meet performance standards. Screens, keyboards and other equipment must be ergonomically satisfactory. The workplace must be free of excessive heat, radiation, humidity and noise. Regarding manual handling, work should be organized and mechanized so as to minimize recourse to manual labour. Possible hazards should be identified and preventive measures undertaken; occupational physicians should assist employers in this. Employers must provide workers with relevant information and training.
Descriptors (primary) visual displays; France; mining and quarrying; manual handling; petroleum and natural gas industry; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) law
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Office work
Petroleum and natural gas industry
Mining and quarrying