Archive for February, 2012

week 11 report on hardware

Posted in Uncategorized on February 23, 2012 by stephenmcguire91
  • we had a  group meeting to start
  • disscussed each others roles
  • helped out on tasks such as all parts and functions
  • next wek we will hopefully have finished our report

week 9

Posted in Uncategorized on February 2, 2012 by stephenmcguire91

1. symptoms of RSI are

  • Pains
  • Headace
  • Stiffness
  • Tension and back pain


  • •Regular breaks 10 minutes every hour
    •Keep screen clean
    •Use dark character on white backgroud
    •Exercise your eyes by shutting and closing


  • Eyesight problems
  • Headaces
  • Increased levels of stress

4. When you are sitting at a chair in a workstation you should have the monitor at arms length away also you should have your back straight and the chair should  have Adjustable height and armrest.

5.  you should have the monitor at top of your eye level and at arms length away


  •  Your back is supported
  • Your head is up
  • Your upper arms are relaxed

7.  you can sit with your back straight and feet flat on the ground and your arms close to body also adjust the height and armrest.

8. Waste Electronic and Electrical Equipment

9. The WEEE Directive is aimed at reducing the amount of waste electrical and electronic equipment that ends up in landfill. This goal is to be achieved by changes throughout the EEE product cycle including improved product design to ease dismantling, recycling and reuse and, more significantly, provision of national WEEE collection points and processing systems.

10.  if you are an impoter of electrical or electronic equipment you will have to follow the regulations




12.  the users employer