|Document ID (ISN)||101797|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||The law on VDUs - An easy guide
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 2nd ed. Feb. 2003. vi, 28p. Illus. 5 ref. Price: GBP 8.50.
||This booklet provides guidance on the British Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 (see CIS 93-24). Contents: health problems associated with work at visual display units; identifying the workers and the workstations covered; training users and assessors; assessing workstations and reducing risks; making sure new workstations comply with the minimum requirements; planning breaks and activity changes; arranging eye and eyesight tests; keeping users informed. A checklist is included. Replaces CIS 94-1967.
||United Kingdom; workplace design; health hazards; visual display terminals; offices
||eye examinations; migraine; fatigue; visual fatigue; backache; hazard evaluation; upper extremity disorders; work design; comment on law; safety training in industry; check lists; responsibilities; information of personnel; stress factors
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Lighting, colour and vision
|Broad subject area(s)
Visual display terminals (VDTs)