|Document ID (ISN)||27077|
|Convention or series no.
||Fatigue at the computer terminal workplace
||A propos de la fatigue au poste de terminal d'ordinateur. [in French]|
||Université de Paris XI, Faculté de médecine de Kremlin-Bicêtre, Paris, France, 1976. 76p. 80 ref.
||MD thesis. Study of the workplace of terminal operators (environmental factors, description of work, posture, muscular work and operator's seat). The possible hazards are examined: implosion/explosion; ionising radiation; visual fatigue, to which most space is devoted. An ergonomic approach to these workplaces includes medical surveillance of operators, especially as concerns their vision, ergonomic design of the screen and terminal in a single unit, and organisation of the work, especially as concerns the workshift duration (approx. 90min) and daily working time (6h). Gymnastics during work pauses and eye relaxation are advocated for prevention of visual fatigue.
||visual fatigue; data processing; visual display terminals
||relaxation exercises; France; workplace design; computer terminals; medical supervision; hours of work; thesis; health hazards; mechanical hazards; ergonomics
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Lighting, colour and vision
|Broad subject area(s)
||Physical fitness programmes
Visual display terminals (VDTs)