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Document ID (ISN)107125
CIS number 07-1106
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title Work with screens
Original title Travail avec écran [in French]
Beeldschermwerk [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Service public fédéral Emploi, Travail et Concertation sociale, rue Ernest Blerot I, 1070 Bruxelles, Belgium, 2006. 93p. Illus. 59 ref.
Internet access [in Dutch] [in French]
Abstract The objective of the SOBANE approach (screening, observation, analysis and evaluation) is to ensure occupational safety and health by means of a systematic analysis of occupational hazards. This booklet presents the SOBANE approach applied to working at screens. Following a review of general aspects of occupational safety and health management, it explains how to proceed with the observation, analysis and evaluation, together with the qualifications required for carrying out these steps. The following topics are summarized on information sheets: desks and workplace layout; seats; office accessories; software; computer equipment; work-time organization; training; health surveillance.
Descriptors (primary) Belgium; workplace design; visual display terminals; ergonomic evaluation; man-computer interfaces; hazard evaluation; office work
Descriptors (secondary) work organization; equipment layout; sitting posture; conditions of work; data sheet; computers; seats; tables; legislation; work time schedules
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Risk evaluation