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Document ID (ISN)103433
CIS number 04-479
ISBN(s) 0-644-45167-X
Year 1996
Convention or series no. NOHSC: 3005 (1996)
Author(s)
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia)
Title Guidance note for the prevention of occupational overuse syndrome in keyboard employment
Bibliographic information Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia, 2003. vii, 94p. 120 ref.
Internet access http://www.ascc.gov.au/NR/rdonlyres/0DAC569C-47D0-4753-A923-6AE328F0E8BE/0/OOSKeyboardEmployment.pdf [in English]
Abstract Contents of this guidance document: introduction (description of occupational overuse syndrome, overview of strategies); strategy for prevention; strategies for case management. In appendices: human factors in computer-aided design and in counter operation; telephone operations and keyboard work; glossary.
Descriptors (primary) Australia; computer terminals; overstrain; man-computer interfaces; keyboard operations
Descriptors (secondary) safety guides; musculoskeletal diseases
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Mental stress and burnout
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)