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Document ID (ISN)42820
CIS number 84-1879
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
(Comités techniques nationaux des commerces non alimentaires et des industries et commerces de l'alimentation, Caisse nationale de l'assurance maladie)
Title Improvement in working conditions at "VDU-keyboard" type workplaces
Original title Amélioration des conditions de travail sur les postes du type "terminal écran-clavier" [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd quarter 1984, No.116, Note No.1498-116-84, p.405-414.
Abstract Technical data sheet adopted on the 19 and 29 Nov. 1983. Advice is given to users to guide them in the choice, installation and use of VDUs and keyboards. Subjects covered: work organisation, staff training, medical supervision; the physical environment: artificial and natural lighting, layout of the workstation, noise and thermal environment; the workstation itself: layout of the working surface, the screen, the keyboard and the document holders; design and arrangement of seats and footrests; screen characteristics: legibility, dimensions (the use of screens with diameters <38cm is not recommended), contrast and luminance, flicker, character size.
Descriptors (primary) France; visual tasks; ergonomics; visual display terminals; visual fatigue
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; office chairs; noise; directive; refresher training; office equipment; medical supervision; thermal comfort
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)