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Health and Safety by Mind Map: Health and Safety

1. Employer responsibility

1.1. Expected standards

1.1.1. lighting

1.1.2. furniture

1.1.3. noise

1.1.4. hardware

1.1.4.1. i.e. screens for visually impaired

1.1.5. software

1.1.6. temperature control

2. Health Problems

2.1. RSI - Repetitive Strain Injury

2.1.1. regular breaks

2.1.2. ergonomically designed hardware

2.1.3. appropriate furniture i.e. adjustable swivel chairs

2.1.4. wrist rests under keyboards

2.1.5. foot rests

2.1.6. changing sitting position

2.2. Eyestrain

2.2.1. anti-glare screens i.e. TFT

2.2.2. deflect light away from screens

2.2.3. adjust screen brightness and contrast

2.2.4. good lighting

2.2.5. blinds to deflect sunlight

2.2.6. free eye tests

2.3. Back pain

2.3.1. adjustable chairs for height and backrests

2.3.2. regular breaks

2.4. Radiation

2.4.1. regular breaks

2.4.2. deflect glare from screen

2.4.3. low-emission screens i.e. TFT

3. Safety in the workplace/classroom etc

3.1. Safety measures

3.1.1. electrical switches and computer equipment in good repair and checked regularly.

3.1.2. cables and leads safely organised

3.1.3. no use of extension leads

3.1.4. controlled temperature/air conditioning

3.1.5. anti-static carpets and mats

3.1.6. fire extinguishers for electrical fires

3.1.7. no eating or drinking at computer

3.1.8. policy on health and safety

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