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Document ID (ISN)27685
CIS number 77-1298
ISSN - Serial title 0099-0027 - Professional Safety
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jensen J.H.
Title The role of light and radiant energy in health and safety.
Bibliographic information Apr. 1977, Vol.22, No.4, p.12-16. Illus.
Abstract This article considers 4 fundamental factors of visibility (time, size of object, contrast and brightness) and examines workplace lighting problems such as: older workers' increased lighting needs; design and location of lighting to minimise or eliminate glare; effect of light on comfort and safety colour interpretation; problems of infrared and ultraviolet radiation; safety aspects (fatigue; stroboscopic effect and moving machinery); costs and benefits of good lighting.
Descriptors (primary) artificial lighting; visual tasks
Descriptors (secondary) safety colours; ultraviolet radiation; economic aspects; lighting and colour; infrared radiation; biological effects; visibility; glare; psychological effects
Document type -
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour