DS/EN 894-2 + A1:2008

Safety of machinery - Ergonomics requirements for the design of displays and control actuators - Part 2: Displays


Status:
Current
Type:
Standard
Language:
English
Price from:
€ 61.05
Legislation:

Legislation

Harmonized under:
  • Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast

Harmonized standards:
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Scope

This European Standard gives guidance on the selection, design and location of displays to avoid potential ergonomic hazards associated with their use. It specifies ergonomics requirements and covers visual, audible and tactile displays.
It applies to displays used in machinery (e.g. devices and installations, control panels, operating and monitoring consoles) for occupational and private use. Specific ergonomics requirements for visual display terminals (VDTs) used for office tasks are given in the standard EN ISO 9241.


Number of pages: 28

Published: 2008-12-18

Date of approval: 2008-11-11

International relationships : EN 894-2:1997+A1:2008 IDT

ICS: 13.110 - Safety of machinery 13.180 - Ergonomics

Item number: M235068


Committees

Committee

  • CEN/TC 122/WG 6

Danish committee

DS/S-182