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Document ID (ISN)26702
CIS number 77-565
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jansson T., Östberg O.
Title Design of computer terminal workposts - Handbook
Original title Att utforma terminalarbetsplatser - en handbok [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Rapport 1976:11, Statskontoret, Stockholm, 1976. 64p. Illus. 14 ref. Liber Förlag, 16289 Vällingby, Sweden. Price: Swe-cr.25.00.
Abstract Recommendations for the ergonomic design of workposts at computer terminals: stress factors of computer terminal work (eye strain, immobile posture, etc.); visual task and lighting; work posture; required working space; design and layout principles (adjustable seat, table, keyboard, screen, printer, disadvantages of bifocal lenses, lighting levels and contrast, etc.); model workpost (job analysis, choice of location, position of screen in relation to keyboard, to printer, to telephone, etc.). Check-list for setting up these workposts.
Descriptors (primary) workplace design; visual display terminals; data processing equipment; office work; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; office chairs; Sweden; report; visual tasks; check lists; tables; man-computer interfaces; manuals; stress factors; spectacle wearers; work posture
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)