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Document ID (ISN)67526
CIS number 96-1613
ISBN(s) 0-477-03575-2 (Code); 0-477-03590-6 (Checklists); 0-477-03592-2 (Inf.booklet)
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Title Visual display units in the place of work
Bibliographic information Occupational Safety and Health Service, Department of Labour, P.O. Box 3705, Wellington, New Zealand, 1995. Information kit (Code of Practice: 66p., illus, bibl.ref., index + Checklists: 11p. + Information booklet: 43p., illus.) Price: NZD 20.00 (Code of Practice only: NZD 10.00).
Abstract Training kit consisting of three booklets: 1 - Code of Practice (new edition of the 1993 publication abstracted as CIS 94-603), contents: introduction, compliance, health problems of VDU work, relationship between the Code and the relevant provisions of the Health and Safety in Employment Act (CIS 93-701), glossary, ISO 9241; 2 - Checklists for monitoring hazards of VDU work (work organization, VDU selection, hazard identification, evaluation of workplace visual conditions); 3 - Information booklet: promotion of workstation comfort (why we get discomfort, relaxation, body positions, getting comfortable at the workstation, workplace exercises, preventing visual and ocular discomfort, finger and wrist techniques for keyboard users), general advice (lighting, noise, thermal comfort, air quality, electromagnetic fields).
Descriptors (primary) New Zealand; computer terminals; training material; ergonomics; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; safety guides; work organization; noise; electromagnetic fields; thermal comfort; work posture; training manuals; selection of equipment; visual comfort; hazard identification; legislation; glossary; directive; check lists; relaxation exercises
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceNew Zealand
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Physical fitness programmes
OSH training
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Ergonomics