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Document ID (ISN)105312
CIS number 06-875
ISBN(s) 2-7389-1208-7
Year 2005
Convention or series no. INRS ED 924
Author(s) Cail F., Aptel M.
Title Visual display units - Health and ergonomics
Original title Ecrans de visualisation - SantÚ et ergonomie [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, June 2005. 104p. Illus. 18 ref. Price: EUR 8.00. Downloadable version free of charge.
Internet access$FILE/ed924.pdf [in French]
Abstract This guide reviews the information and methods needed to implement legislative requirements for work at screens. Part 1 examines the health effects of work at screens (visual fatigue, stress and musculoskeletal diseases). Part 2 provides guidance on preventive measures (characteristics of screen displays, workspace design, the physical environment and work organization).
Descriptors (primary) France; man-computer interfaces; ergonomics; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) work organization; legal aspects; workplace design; visual fatigue; safety guides; stress factors; risk factors; glossary; musculoskeletal diseases
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)