Health And Safety Mind Map

Health-And-Safety-Mind-Map
Employer responsibility
- Expected standards
- lighting
- furniture
- noise
- hardware
- i.e. screens for visually impaired
- software
- temperature control
Safety in the workplace
- Safety measures
- electrical switches and computer
equipment in good repair and checked
regularly.
- cables and leads safely organised
- no use of extension leads
- controlled temperature/air
conditioning
- anti-static carpets and mats
- fire extinguishers for electrical fires
- no eating or drinking at computer
- policy on health and safety
Health Problems
- RSI - Repetitive Strain Injury
- regular breaks
- ergonomically designed hardware
- appropriate furniture i.e.
adjustable swivel chairs
- wrist rests under keyboards
- foot rests
- changing sitting position
- Eyestrain
- anti-glare screens i.e. TFT
- deflect light away from screens
- adjust screen brightness and
contrast
- good lighting
- blinds to deflect sunlight
- free eye tests
- Back pain
- adjustable chairs for height
and backrests
- regular breaks
- Radiation
- regular breaks
- deflect glare from screen
- low-emission screens i.e. TFT
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