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Document ID (ISN)65907
CIS number 96-219
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Title VDT workstations: Layout and lighting
Original title Postes de travail avec terminal à écran de visualisation: disposition et éclairage [in French]
Bibliographic information Publications Section, Ontario Ministry of Labour, 400 University Avenue, 9th Floor, Toronto M7A 1T7, Ontario, Canada, Aug. 1995. 10p. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract These guidelines address the factors affecting physical and visual demands on people working with video display terminals (VDTs). Contents: workstation layout (position of keyboard and monitor, use of hand-held input devices, spectacle wearers, adjustable seating and working surfaces); lighting levels and the reduction of glare; task design; checklist for VDT workstations.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; Ontario; office work; fatigue; visual display terminals; workplace design
Descriptors (secondary) visual fatigue; seats; artificial lighting; glare; check lists; safety guides; work design
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)