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Risks and implications of ICT
Which of the following statements is NOT true?
companies must provide tiltable computer screens for their workers
companies must pay for glasses for employees
companies must provide adjustable chairs for computer users
What is ergonomics?
the science concerned with designing safe and comfortable equipment for humans
ensuring that the hardware is reliable and won't break down
making sure that you don't have an accident at work
Which of the following statements is NOT a health and safety issue in a working environment?
there should be no trailing wires
Electrical sockets must not be overloaded
all hardware should be in perfect working order
Why would you refrain from placing a drink near your computer?
if you have one, everyone will want one
you're likely to get hungry too
you might spill it and get an electrical shock
A chair that isn't adjustable or supportive is most likely to lead to which of these health problems?
Typing for hours each day is most likely to cause which of these health problems?
repetitive strain injury
deep vein thrombosis
A flickering screen is most likely to cause which of the following health problems?
Which of the following can help to prevent backache?
blinds at the window
What legislation is aimed at keeping you safe at work?
Data Protection Act
Health & Safety at Work Act
Copyright, Designs and Patents Act