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Document ID (ISN)30185
CIS number 78-1777
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Van Berkel P.L.M., Scholtens S., Den Buurman R., Leebeek H.J., Lenoir T.M.J.
Title Work at display terminals from the ergonomic viewpoint
Original title Het werken met beeldschermterminals ergonomisch bezien [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Nederlandse Vereniging voor Ergonomie, ing. H.H. Brand, p/a Technische Hogeschool, Postbus 513, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 1978. 126p. Illus. 72 ref. Price: Glds.40.00.
Abstract Proceedings of a conference organised by the Dutch Ergonomics Association (Utrecht, Netherlands, 15 Nov. 1977 and 11 Jan. 1978). Contents: reviews of technical possibilities and fields of application of cathode ray terminals; relations between use of the terminal and execution of tasks; readability and clarity of information display (dimensions, presentation, etc.); adaptation of the workplace and working environment to man (work posture, arrangement of keyboard and terminal, luminance and contrast of display; lighting and glare; luminaires, windows, etc.); psychological aspects of terminal work (mental work, constant attention, mental fatigue, etc.).
Descriptors (primary) information processing and retrieval; ergonomics; visual display terminals; visual tasks
Descriptors (secondary) Netherlands; workplace design; contrast; sitting posture; occupational psychology; vigilance; glare; natural lighting; artificial lighting; design of equipment; legibility; conference; man-computer interfaces
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Safety and health information
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)