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Document ID (ISN)33163
CIS number 80-396
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Carlsson L.
Title Light and lighting conditions for work at CRT terminals in newspaper printing works
Original title Ljus och belysningskrav vid arbete med textskärmar på tidningsföretag [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Tidningarnas arbetsmiljökommitté, Box 45136, 103 25 Stockholm, Sweden, 1979. 75p. Illus. 32 ref. Price: Swe-cr.29.85.
Abstract Report based on numerous workplace studies (composition and correction of texts and advertisements, editing at the terminal). Contents: definition of lighting terms; data concerning the workposts studied; problems linked to tasks, terminal workplace equipment, working environment and lighting; measurements taken (lighting distribution and location of luminaires, luminance measurement, subjective assessment of lighting conditions, tests to obtain optimum lighting of manuscript-holder); recommendations and proposals for daylight workplace lighting (vertical adjustable Venetian blinds), workplace design and layout (situation in relation to windows, choice of colours, etc.), general and local lighting (many examples); advice and checklists for new projects.
Descriptors (primary) lighting; printing industry; visual display terminals; composition; visual tasks
Descriptors (secondary) illumination levels; Sweden; report; workplace design; luminance; check lists; natural lighting; artificial lighting; colour schemes; job study; reflection
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Lighting and colour
Office work
Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Visual display terminals (VDTs)