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Document ID (ISN)105821
CIS number 06-1486
ISBN(s) 84-7100-747-9
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) García Leyte G., Martín Borrego J.Á., Ruíz Díez J.L., Ramos Learra A., Barbero Marcos J.A., Rubio Gómez J.
Title Lighting and occupational safety
Original title Iluminación y seguridad laboral [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Editorial Mapfre S.A., Paseo de Recoletos 25, 28004 Madrid, Spain, 2003. xxvii, 648p. Illus. 132 ref. Price: EUR 55.00.
Abstract Lighting of premises is an important occupational safety factor. Based on the experiences of two large enterprises, this handbook discusses various aspects of the relationship between lighting, hazards and safety, as well as visual comfort and the quality of working conditions. Contents: light and its properties; the visual system; physical constants and basic principles; regulation and control of lamps and equipment; characteristics of different types of lights; safety of electrical installations in premises with explosion hazards; basic aspects of design (quality criteria, lighting criteria, emergency and safety lighting, measurement of lighting and luminescence, maintenance criteria, systems of operation, energy efficiency index).
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; artificial light; lighting
Descriptors (secondary) illumination levels; switchgear; Spain; workplace design; luminous flux; luminance; safety by design; lighting and colour; physiology of vision; visual comfort; explosion protection; safety guides; glare; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Non-ionizing radiation
Lighting and colour