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Document ID (ISN)30878
CIS number 79-554
ISBN(s) 91-38-04175-8
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Title Directives on prevention of visual disturbances in cathode ray terminal work (Sweden), 1978
Original title Anvisningar om åtgärder till förebyggande av synbesvär vid avläsning av bildskärmar [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Anvisningar nr 136, National Board for Occupational Safety and Health (Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen), Fack, 100 26 Stockholm, Sweden, May 1978. 4p.
Abstract These directives (effective 1 Jan. 1979) deal with general lighting, which must be adapted to workplaces where work at terminals plays a predominant role (200-300lx), supplementary lighting for workplaces close to the terminal where other work must be performed, elimination of all sources of glare from the visual fields, possibility of adjusting the viewing distance and angle of inclination of the screen to individual requirements, visual comfort for spectacle wearers, and organisation of work.
Descriptors (primary) lighting; visual display terminals; visual tasks; Sweden
Descriptors (secondary) workplace design; work-rest schedules; artificial lighting; glare; spectacle wearers; replaced; directive; visual comfort
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)