|Document ID (ISN)||35932|
|Convention or series no.
||Guérin F., Pavard B., Duraffourg J.
||Work at VDUs in newspaper printing works
||Le travail sur terminal à écran dans les imprimeries de presse. [in French]|
||Coll. de phys. du trav. et d'erg. du CNAM, No.61. Laboratoire de physiologie du travail et d'ergonomie du C.N.A.M., 41 rue Gay-Lussac, 75005 Paris, France, no date. 219p. Illus. 61 ref.
||Synthesis of results of a study carried out in regional newspaper printing shops (3 of which were retained) and under laboratory conditions. Introduction (historical background); review of working conditions encountered (work organisation methods, regional characteristics of newspapers, occupational background and age of operators, hours of work and work schedules); review of psycho-physiological aspects of vision. The greater part of this book is devoted to ocular activity (duration and changes in direction of eye movements) and associated workload depending on distribution of tasks of data logging and making corrections, type of text and synthetical characteristics, way in which the keyboard is used in making corrections, length of service and professional background, codification. A chapter is devoted to physical measurements of lighting environment.
||printing industry; visual display terminals; visual tasks
||lighting; work organization; light measurement; physiology of vision; job study; mental workload
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Lighting, colour and vision
|Broad subject area(s)
||Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Visual display terminals (VDTs)