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Document ID (ISN)100157
CIS number 02-1421
ISSN - Serial title 0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Skulberg K.R., Skyberg K., Eduard W., Goffeng L.O., Vistnes A.I., Levy F., Kjuus H.
Title Effects of electric field reduction in visual display units on skin symptoms
Bibliographic information Apr. 2001, Vol.27, No.2, p.140-145. 21 ref.
Abstract 120 office workers in 11 companies with reported facial skin complaints were randomly selected for this double blind study. Static electric fields surrounding visual display unit were reduced in the intervention group but not in the control group. The intervention group reported significantly fewer facial skin complaints than did the control group. The specified intervention can probably help reduce facial skin complaints in workers in offices with high dust concentrations.
Descriptors (primary) electromagnetic fields; visual display terminals; dermatological effects; static electricity elimination; office work
Descriptors (secondary) Norway; case-control study; exposure evaluation; deposited dust
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceNorway
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Skin diseases
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Electromagnetic fields