ISO 9241 Part 2: Guidance on task requirements


ISO 9241-2:1992 Ergonomic requirements for office work with visual display terminals (VDTs) -- Part 2: Guidance on task requirements.


International Standard.

Lifecycle Phase

Build the context of use.

Type of Guidance

Principles and general recommendations.

Application Area

General Guidance


This part of ISO 9241 provides guidance on the design of tasks and jobs that involve work with visual display terminals. It provides guidance on how to identify task requirements and how to specify them within an organisation. It also describes how task requirements can be incorporated into the system design and implementation process.


Managers and designers responsible for organising work practices.

See Also

ISO 13407:1999 Human-centred design processes for interactive systems.

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