474. Work at display screen equipment; eyes and eyesight.

Where a person: (1) is a user1 in the undertaking in which he is employed; or (2) is to become a user in the undertaking in which he is, or is to become, employed, the employer who carries on the undertaking must, if requested by that person, ensure that an appropriate eye and eyesight test is carried out on him by a competent person within the specified time2.

At regular intervals after an employee3 has been provided, whether before or after becoming an employee, with an eye and eyesight test in accordance with the above requirement, his employer must ensure