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Document ID (ISN)44707
CIS number 85-1581
ISSN - Serial title 0004-7910 - Augenoptik
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lindner H., Knoche H.
Title Demands of sewing on vision in relation to workplace illumination
Original title Sehanforderungen und Beleuchtung an Näharbeitsplätzen [in German]
Bibliographic information 1984, Vol.101, No.2, p.35-39. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract Sewing is the major task in the fabrication of textile articles and footwear; it is a cause of considerable visual stress. Typical visual tasks in sewing are described. Working posture, the distance of the workpiece from the worker and the direction of incident light are analysed. Sewers should be able to vary freely the direction of lighting, even directing light parallel to the line of sight. Present task-lighting fixtures do not meet this requirement.
Descriptors (primary) visual tasks; sewing; shoe industry; clothing industry; local lighting
Descriptors (secondary) visual comfort; visual performance; manufacture of textile goods
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour
Footwear, leather and fur industry
Clothing and finished textile products industry