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Document ID (ISN)32518
CIS number 79-2074
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Koningsveld E.A.P.
Title CRT display terminals - Ergonomic aspects
Original title Beeldschermstations - Ergonomische aspecten [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information AG 79/564, Rijks Geneeskundige Dienst, Noord West Buitensingel 15, Den Haag, Netherlands, Mar. 1979. 34p. Illus. 28 ref.
Abstract Report of a study on CRT display terminal workplaces: choice of terminals (influence of design on workplace layout, legibility of wording, colour, noise, keyboard, X-rays (insignificant)); work posture (height of seat, correct adjustment of seat back, position of keyboard and screen in relation to operator); lighting (diffused lighting, reflection and its elimination, luminaires, windows with curtains or vertical blind slats); microclimate; work organisation (staff objections to introduction of CRT display terminals, work-rest schedules); visual acuity (staff ophthalmological examinations); software (influence on fatigue and vigilance).
Descriptors (primary) visual tasks; ergonomics; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; Netherlands; work organization; report; reflection; x-rays; work-rest schedules; visual acuity; job study; design of equipment; legibility; work posture
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)