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Document ID (ISN)105624
CIS number 06-1209
Year 2006
Convention or series no. NTP 694
Author(s) Álvarez Valdivia A.
Title Visual display terminals: Technologies (II)
Original title Pantallas de visualización: tecnologías (II) [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2006. 6p. Illus. 9 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract This information note examines the hazards associated with visual display terminals, focusing on the effects of the angle of vision, contrast, brilliance, colour, energy consumption of the screen and electromagnetic radiation. Tables compare the characteristics of cathode ray tubes, liquid crystal displays and plasma screens.
Descriptors (primary) visual displays; visual display terminals; computer terminals; Spain
Descriptors (secondary) electromagnetic radiation; contrast; data sheet; angle of vision; luminance
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)