Section 5 - Space Requirement
General Guidance - This refers to the space under the desk and around
it which should allow adequate clearence for postural changes. Adequate
clearances for thighs, lower legs and feet under the work surface between
5.1 Is sufficient space available to allow freedom movement and change
5.2 Can documents and telephone equipment be handled in comfort and without
excessive body movement?
Section 6 - Lighting
General Guidance - Lighting should be appropriate for the tasks performed
and should illuminate the whole room to an adequate standard. Any supplementary
individual such as desk lamps should not affect other workstations.
6.1 Is the lighting adequate at the screen and in the area of the workstation?
6.2 Does the screen attract reflections from artifial light?
6.3 Does the screen attract reflections from windows or normal daylight?
6.4 Does the screen attract reflections from decor or other equipment?
6.5 Do windows have fitted adjustable coverings to control daylights?
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