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Document ID (ISN)28349
CIS number 77-1895
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Dodille D.
Title Workpost lighting
Original title L'éclairage des postes de travail. [in French]
Bibliographic information Université René Descartes, Faculté de médecine Cochin - Port-Royal, Paris, France, 1977. 50p. Illus. 82 ref.
Abstract MD thesis. Definitions; brief survey of pertinent French legislation; study of workpost lighting under 2 broad aspects: daylight; artificial light. Description of lamps and luminaires, choice of lighting units, types of lighting systems, maintenance and measurement of lighting levels. Physiology of the eye. Conditions to be met by lighting systems to provide visual comfort at the workpost. Effects of poor lighting: visual fatigue, nervous fatigue, accidents. Special problems of personnel working in semi-darkness (e.g. effects of headlamp glare on truck drivers). Role of the plant physician: technical (ensuring adequate lighting) and medical (pre-employment vision testing and periodic eye examinations).
Descriptors (primary) lighting; premises and workplaces; visual tasks
Descriptors (secondary) France; visual fatigue; road vehicles; thesis; glare; artificial lighting; visual comfort; legislation; medical prevention; natural lighting
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour