472. Requirements in respect of workstations; interface between computer and operator or user.

472.     Requirements in respect of workstations; interface between computer and operator or user.

In designing, selecting, commissioning and modifying software, and in designing tasks using display screen equipment1, the employer must take into account the following principles2:

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    (1)     software must be suitable for the task3;

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    (2)     software must be easy to use and, where appropriate, adaptable to the level of knowledge or experience of the operator4 or user5; no quantitative or qualitative checking facility may be used without the knowledge of the operators or users6;

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