Ict Unit 1

Topics: Computer software, Application software, System software Pages: 12 (1885 words) Published: September 15, 2013
ICT Key Words/Terms – INFO1
The Need for Health and Safety Legislation
To reduce:
* Back ache
* RSI
* Eye Strain
* Stress
Stress
Stress can come from:
* The pace of work
* Eye Strain
* Worry about new technology
* Frustrating software
* Losing work, problems with viruses
RSI
To prevent RSI:
* Adjust your chair to the correct position
* Make sure there is enough space to work comfortably
* Use a document holder
* Use an ergonomic keyboard
* Use a wrist rest
* Keep your wrists straight while typing
* Learn how to type properly
Back ache
To prevent back problems:
* Use an adjustable chair
* Check the adjustment of your chair to make sure it is at the correct height * Sit up straight with your feet flat on the floor
* Make sure your screen in lined up with your eyes, tilted at an appropriate angle.

Eye Strain
To avoid eye strain:
* Keep the screen clean
* Use appropriate lighting
* Take regular breaks
* Have regular eye tests
* Ensure you do not sit too close to the screen
The Need for Health and Safety Legislation
To reduce:
* Back ache
* RSI
* Eye Strain
* Stress
Stress
Stress can come from:
* The pace of work
* Eye Strain
* Worry about new technology
* Frustrating software
* Losing work, problems with viruses
RSI
To prevent RSI:
* Adjust your chair to the correct position
* Make sure there is enough space to work comfortably
* Use a document holder
* Use an ergonomic keyboard
* Use a wrist rest
* Keep your wrists straight while typing
* Learn how to type properly
Back ache
To prevent back problems:
* Use an adjustable chair
* Check the adjustment of your chair to make sure it is at the correct height * Sit up straight with your feet flat on the floor
* Make sure your screen in lined up with your eyes, tilted at an appropriate angle.

Eye Strain
To avoid eye strain:
* Keep the screen clean
* Use appropriate lighting
* Take regular breaks
* Have regular eye tests
* Ensure you do not sit too close to the screen

Screens
* Tilt and swivel
* Appropriate height
* Free from glare
* Stable image
* Sensible size
Training
* To adjust screens
* Use of software
* H&S
Chairs
* Adjustable Chairs
* Adjustable seat backs
* 5 feet with castors

Desks
* Big Enough
* Matt surface
* Correct height
Screens
* Tilt and swivel
* Appropriate height
* Free from glare
* Stable image
* Sensible size
Training
* To adjust screens
* Use of software
* H&S
Chairs
* Adjustable Chairs
* Adjustable seat backs
* 5 feet with castors

Desks
* Big Enough
* Matt surface
* Correct height

Input Devices
* Keyboard
* Mouse
* Voice Recognition
* Scanner
* Digital Camera
* Webcam
* Video Camera
* Joystick
* Touchpad
* Tracker ball
* Digitiser
* A flat tablet
* Light pen
Keyboard Entry
* Slow
* Costly
* Prone to errors
* Health problems
Voice Recognition
* Faster than typing
* 99% accurate
* Cheap

Scanning
* Quick
* Often used with OMR and OCR software
Digital Camera
* Very quick to transfer thousands of photos.

Webcams
* Seeing people who you are talking to
* Security purposes
* Seeing views of different parts of the world

Joystick – Playing games
Touch pad – alternative to a mouse on a laptop
tracker ball – upside down mouse
digitiser – a pen like device, allows you to draw/write on a flat tablet lighting pen – used for selecting things on screen by touching them Input Devices
* Keyboard
* Mouse
* Voice Recognition
* Scanner
* Digital Camera
* Webcam
* Video Camera
* Joystick
* Touchpad
* Tracker ball
* Digitiser
* A flat tablet
* Light pen
Keyboard Entry...
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