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Document ID (ISN)22582
CIS number 75-393
ISSN - Serial title 0003-6870 - Applied Ergonomics
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hultgren G.V., Knave B.
Title Discomfort glare and disturbances from light reflections in an office landscape with CRT display terminals.
Bibliographic information United Kingdom, Mar. 1974, Vol.5, No.1, p.2-8. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract Detailed analysis of lighting conditions in a landscaped office following complaints by computer terminal operators of sore eyes, eye strain and headaches from glare and light reflections on the 17 variously situated terminal display screens. Describes the methodology and examines the levels of illumination and the luminance at the various workplaces, their relation to the positions and backgrounds of the terminals, and the respective effects of daylight and artificial light. Measures suggested to eliminate reflections include placing of screens around workplaces; artificial lighting might best solve the problem of discomfort glare.
Descriptors (primary) lighting; reflection; glare; visual display terminals; landscaped offices
Descriptors (secondary) subjective assessment; luminance measurement; light measurement; equipment layout
Document type -
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Non-ionizing radiation