The law on ergonomics
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HASWA):
This law stipulates how occupational safety measures are to be implemented, guaranteed and improved.
Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992: The health, safety and welfare (HSW) regulations apply to all aspects of the working environment and require employees to provide a workplace that is not only safe but also suitable for the duties that are being carried out within it.
DIN EN ISO 10075: This standard applies internationally and shows the ergonomic principles regarding mental workload and stress in detail.DIN EN ISO 9241
: This standard is known as the “human-computer interaction” standard. It regulates the ergonomic requirements for office work with visual display terminals.
If you have any questions relating to ergonomics including its design and implementation, please request a confidential meeting with your occupational health professional, safety representative or a certified ergonomics consultant.