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Document ID (ISN)64674
CIS number 95-963
ISSN - Serial title 1080-3548 - International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Aronsson G., Str÷mberg A.
Title Work content and eye discomfort in VDT work
Bibliographic information 1995, Vol.1, No.1, p.1-13. 16 ref.
Abstract A questionnaire survey of Swedish public employees with frequent and different types of VDT work was conducted. Eye discomfort was statistically related to aspects of work organization. The highest levels of discomfort were reported by computer-aided design, data entry and word processing groups; groups with mixed VDT tasks displayed the lowest level of symptoms. Time spent at a VDT, low degree of work control, time pressure and high pace of work were all associated with relatively high levels of eye discomfort.
Descriptors (primary) work organization; data processing; visual display terminals; visual fatigue
Descriptors (secondary) Sweden; questionnaire survey; nervous fatigue; neuropsychic stress
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Fatigue
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)