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Document ID (ISN)32023
CIS number 79-1592
ISSN - Serial title 0300-0559 - Revue de mÚdecine du travail
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Title A review of the physiology of vision
Original title Rappel de la physiologie de la vision. [in French]
Bibliographic information 1978, Vol.6, No.5, p.218-276. Illus. 15 ref.
Abstract This whole issue is devoted to: general remarks on ocular anatomy, light, physiology of sight, light sensation, colour perception and visual function; characteristics of visual fatigue (symptoms, disturbances at work and away from work); visual disorders (causes of visual fatique); ergonomics of vision (lighting principles, visibility data as a function of illumination; lighting; visual comfort); eye protection (hazards of solid particles, liquid spays, radiation, preventive measures (general fitting out of workshops, selection and maintenance of equipment, wetting, personal protective equipment)).
Descriptors (primary) visual tasks; physiology of vision; lighting and colour; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) visual function disorders; workplace design; face and eye protection; visual comfort; visual fatigue
Document type -
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour