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Working with display screen equipment do you know your rights

Working with display screen equipment do you know your rights The European Community Directive 90270EEC, issued in 1990, concerns the minimum health and safety standards of display screen users. The Directive becomes law in the UK and the rest of Europe on 1 January 1993 and instructs national administrations to bring the laws and regulations necessary to make it effective into force. In the UK this responsibility falls to the Health and Safety Executive HSE. This paper describes possible risks to workers using display screen equipment, standards relating to visual display terminals, the provisions of the Directive, how these have been interpreted by the HSE in its draft legislation and the implications of this legislation for libraries. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Electronic Library Emerald Publishing

Working with display screen equipment do you know your rights

The Electronic Library , Volume 10 (4): 8 – Apr 1, 1992

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0264-0473
DOI
10.1108/eb045162
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Abstract

The European Community Directive 90270EEC, issued in 1990, concerns the minimum health and safety standards of display screen users. The Directive becomes law in the UK and the rest of Europe on 1 January 1993 and instructs national administrations to bring the laws and regulations necessary to make it effective into force. In the UK this responsibility falls to the Health and Safety Executive HSE. This paper describes possible risks to workers using display screen equipment, standards relating to visual display terminals, the provisions of the Directive, how these have been interpreted by the HSE in its draft legislation and the implications of this legislation for libraries.

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The Electronic LibraryEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 1, 1992

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