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Document ID (ISN)69809
CIS number 97-1479
ISBN(s) 2-87112-030-7 (fr); 90-70902-33-8 (nl)
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Otte M.
Title Understanding your VDU
Original title Mieux connaître votre écran [in French]
Verstandig omgaan met beeldschermen [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Association Nationale pour la Prevention des Accidents du Travail (ANPAT), rue Gachard 88, Boîte 4, 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium, 1995. 20p. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract This pamphlet describes the potential risk factors associated with working with visual display units (VDUs) (visual fatigue, muscular discomfort, radiation), and provides guidance on preventive measures: correct positioning of the screen and other equipment, design and positioning of desks and seating, lighting, work organization and relaxation exercises.
Descriptors (primary) workplace design; computer terminals; training material; office work; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) relaxation exercises; work organization; safety guides; artificial lighting; visual comfort; office equipment
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Office work
Physical fitness programmes
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
OSH training