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Document ID (ISN)33245
CIS number 80-865
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9936 - Cahiers de médecine interprofessionnelle
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jacquinet-Salord M.C.
Title Study of IBM 3741-3742 operator
Original title Etude du poste d'opératrice sur IBM 3741-3742. [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd quarter 1979, No.75, p.21-42. Illus. 93 ref.
Abstract The working conditions of 5 female computer operators were examinated in detail: work environment; theoretical tasks and actual work (identification and coding of documents, storage of data in memory, checking, corrections), sensory and motor activities required of operators; work load (visual and mental, postural constraints); analysis of operating mode (eye movements; illuminance). Conclusions and recommendations: improved presentation of documents, new workplace design, improved illuminance, reduced noise; ophthalmological surveillance; need for a certain autonomy of personnel in work organisation.
Descriptors (primary) visual tasks; conditions of work; computer terminals
Descriptors (secondary) illumination levels; information processing and retrieval; work organization; medical supervision; work posture; visual display terminals; job study; workplace design
Document type -
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)