|Document ID (ISN)||102726|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
|Convention or series no.
||Ursunáriz Sala P., Santos Jiménez I., Vallejo San Juan A., García Feijoo J., Castillo Gómez A.
||Ergonomic conditions and VDU eye syndrome in relation to the use of computer screens
||Condiciones ergonómicas y síndrome ocular de las pantallas de visualización de datos [in Spanish]|
||2001, Vol.XLVIII, No.190, p.61-70. Illus. 4 ref.
||With the increasing use of computers, a condition called VDU eye syndrome is becoming more frequent. In this study, a survey was conducted among 150 employees working in the administration department of a hospital without prior ocular pathologies. Ocular symptoms were evaluated by means of a questionnaire. An ergonomic study of the workstations of employees with ocular symptoms was then carried out. 91.1% were women. A large majority worked at screens placed at a distance of over 60cm. The ergonomics of workstations are consequently of key importance for avoiding ocular problems. A series of organizational and technical measures are proposed for improving workstation ergonomics.
||eye irritation; hospitals; office work; visual display terminals
||survey; sex-linked differences; ergonomic evaluation
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Spain|
||Lighting, colour and vision
|Broad subject area(s)
||Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Health care services