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Document ID (ISN)30767
CIS number 79-81
ISSN - Serial title 0300-581X - Arbeitsmedizin - Sozialmedizin - Prńventivmedizin
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) HŘer H.H.
Title Requirements for lighting at the workplace
Original title Anforderungen an eine arbeitsgerechte Beleuchtung in gewerblichen Rńumen [in German]
Bibliographic information May 1978, Vol. 13, No.5, p.93-97. 18 ref.
Abstract The psychological importance of good lighting combined with judicious use of colours in the undertaking and at the workplace is pointed out, and the main criteria for artificial lighting at the workplace reviewed: effective field of vision, appropriate illumination and optimum luminance, elimination of the stroboscopic effect (due to fluorescent tubes) and glare, contrast, distribution of luminance values, colour of light. The calculation method for lighting based on the efficiency factor is mentioned, and attention is called to the importance of the wavelength of artificial light for wearers of optical lenses.
Descriptors (primary) artificial lighting; lighting and colour
Descriptors (secondary) illumination levels; field of vision; contrast; luminance; glare; fluorescent tubes; illumination design; spectacle wearers; colour of light
Document type -
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour