Display Screen Equipment


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Display Screen Equipment

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Across the UK, injuries and illnesses resulting from the poor use of display screen equipment has risen from fourth in 2006 to become the second most common concern, reported by two in five (41 per cent) safety reps.
Specific regulations exist to protect those working with display screen equipment.
Musculo-skeletal problems: Caused by using display screen equipment (computers):
It incorporates the latest legislative changes and cases, dealing with a safe workplace, work equipment, personal protective equipment, manual handling, display screen equipment, stress, management of waste, sexual harassment and the regulation of working hours.
the service provider will provide advice, assistance and solutions to the various ergonomic issues encountered within the hse including manual handling, people moving handling, display screen equipment and many ergonomic/ posture related musculoskeletal activities.
There is European Union legislation which is important for the sector to a greater or lesser extent, ranging from the directive on medical devices and the directive on display screen equipment (VDUs), to the directive on the mutual recognition of professional qualifications.
Furthermore, BusinessEurope calls for a revision of Directive 90/270/EEC that provides minimum safety and health requirements for work with display screen equipment.
This is in line with the workstation ergonomics training that all of our staff receive and complies with the display screen equipment regulations (2002).
com/reports/c39747 ) has announced the addition of E-learning Course: Display Screen Equipment and Risk Assessment to their offering.