• Document No.

  • 7th Floor, 200-202 Aldersgate Street, London. EC1A 4HD

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Workstation information

  • Date of assessment

  • 7th Floor 200-202 Aldersgate Street, London. EC1A 4HD

  • Desk number

  • Employee Name

  • P66 Employee Number

  • Name of Assessor: Maija Grava

Display screen(s) - where multiple screens are used each screen must be assessed

  • Is the text on the screen easy to read?

  • Is the image on the screen stable (free from flicker and jitter)?

  • Is the screen suitable for its intended use?<br>(e.g. An application with intensive graphic work is required may require a larger screen)

  • Are the brightness and/or contrast adjustable?

  • Does the operator know how to adjust the screen?

  • Can the screen be swivelled or tilted?<br>Swivel and twist mechanisms need not be built in. The operator should be able to adjust the screen to a comfortable viewing position.

  • Is the screen free from glare and reflections?

  • Is the operators line of sight free from bright light sources (mirrors, windows, bright list)?

  • Are adjustable window coverings provided and are they in adequate condition?


  • Is the keyboard separate from the screen?<br>This is a requirement, unless the task makes it impracticable

  • Does the keyboard tilt?

  • Is it possible to find a comfortable keying position?

  • Does the user have a good keyboard technique?<br>Good technique prevents<br>-hands bent at the wrist<br>-hitting the keys too hard<br>-over stretching the fingers

  • Are the characters on the keys easily readable?

Mouse, trackball etc

  • Is the device suitable for the task?

  • Is the device positioned close to the user?

  • Does the device work smoothly at a speed that suits the user?

  • Is there support for the users wrist and forearm?

  • Can the user easily adjust the software settings for speed and accuracy of the pointer?


  • Is the software suitable for the task?


  • Is the work surface large enough for all the necessary equipment, papers etc?

  • Can the user comfortably reach all the equipment and papers they need to use?

  • Are surfaces free from glare and reflection?

  • Is the chair suitable?

  • Is the chair stable?<br>Does the chair have a base with 5 legs?

  • Does the chair have working:<br>- seat back height and tilt adjustment<br>- seat height adjustment<br>- swivel mechanism<br>- castors or glides

  • Is the seat adjusted correctly?

  • Is the small of the operators back supported by chairs backrest?

  • Are the forearms horizontal?

  • Are the operators eyes roughly level with the top of the VDU?

  • Are the feet flat to the floor without too much pressure from the seat on the back of the legs?

  • Is the floor under the workstation free from obstructions?


  • Is there enough room to change position and vary movement?

  • Is the lighting suitable?<br>Not too bright or not to dim to work comfortably

  • Are the lights fitted with diffusers?

  • Does the air feel comfortable?

  • Are the levels of heat comfortable?

  • Are the levels of noise comfortable?


  • Is the user free from any problems using the computer?

  • Is the user free from any discomfort using the computer?<br>- numbness and tingling in hands or arms<br>- dry sore eyes<br>- stress and tension<br>-headaches

  • Is the user aware of the company policy on eye and eyesight testing?

  • Is the user able to take regular breaks away from the VDU?

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