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Health and Safety

General working environment

Don't forget that rules for all electrical appliances apply in a computer room. This means:

  • there should be no trailing wires
  • food and drink should not be placed near a machine
  • electrical sockets must not be overloaded
  • there must be adequate space around the machine
  • heating and ventilation must be suitable
  • lighting must be suitable with no glare or reflections
  • benches must be strong enough to support the computers

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