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Document ID (ISN)59467
CIS number 93-24
ISBN(s) 0-11-025919-X
Year 1992
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1992 No.2792
Title Health and Safety - The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 7p. Price: GBP 1.90.
Abstract With certain exceptions, these Regulations give effect in Great Britain to the provisions of Council Directive 90/270/EEC (see CIS 90-1069). The Regulations concern: safety and health analysis of workstations; requirements of workstations; daily work routine of users; eye and eyesight examinations; provision of training and information. In annex: minimum safety and health requirements for workstations with display screen equipment (display screen, keyboard, work desk/surface, work chair, work environment, interface between computer and operator/user).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; visual display terminals; computer terminals
Descriptors (secondary) work posture; ergonomics; work time schedules; information of personnel; hazard evaluation; law; man-computer interfaces
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)