Ergonomics of Work and Display Units

Ergonomics of Work and Display Units

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More and more people have to work with VDUs as part of their day to day working life. This book offers practical ergonomic information to VDT users, employers and managers of workplaces, professional ergonmists as well as manufacturers and vendors of VDUs. The authors provide up-to-date ergonomic research on hardware, environmental conditions for VDT use, and software design including human-computer dialogues. It gives examples of ergonomic solutions to potential problems arising from the introduction of new technology and products into the work environment.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748406999
  • 9780748406999

Table of contents

Introduction and review of WWDU history; ergonomic aspects of WWDU - hardware factors of WWDU, environmental factors of WWDU, software factors of WWDU; medical and occupational health aspects of WWDU; prospective developments of technology concerning WWDU multimedia. Appendices: introduction of international and national standards, guidelines and legislation; ergonomics checklist for VDU workplaces.
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