3.4.3 Office Equipment
Worker performance is directly affected by the adequacy, quality, and ergonomics
of office equipment provided for the job task. In order to provide maximum
equipment performance for each worker and job task, a regular assessment of the
office equipment should be performed. Status of communications equipment,
reproduction equipment, and other office equipment/supplies should be regularly
assessed on the basis of observation, regular usage rates, and individual feedback.
When computerized data bases are used, convenient access to computer terminals
should be provided. During high-activity periods, additional office equipment
should be provided as needed.
Computerized office equipment requirements for each individual should be
established in order to maintain an inventory of the proprietary software used on
each system under his/her control.
A mechanism should be established to help achieve compliance with DOE
directives relevant to the security and protection of classified information and/or
proprietary information (e.g., Official Use Only, Unclassified Controlled Nuclear