|Document ID (ISN)||33372|
|Convention or series no.
||Cakir A., Reuter H.J., Von Schmude L., Armbruster A.
||Adaptation to human physical and psychic functions of operators' posts at CRT terminals
||Anpassung von Bildschirmarbeitsplätzen an die physische und psychische Funktionsweise des Menschen [in German]|
||Bundesministerium für Arbeit und Sozialordnung, Referat Presse und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit, Postfach 14 02 80, 5300 Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany, 1978. 455p. Illus. 86 ref.
||Report of research in 30 firms employing over 1,000 workers. Description of research methods, analysis of data display problems (technical data concerning CRT terminals, subjective evaluation, eye strain). Most of the report is devoted to a description of the existing situation and targets for improvement: anthropometric aspects, interaction between vision and posture, keyboard, lighting, air conditioning, noise. Description of an ideally designed workplace. Chapters on methods used to measure mental stress, including the special case of creative work at the keyboard by journalists and editors (use of the CRT teminal for a varied and interesting task without monotony). Review of problems which arise when equipment of this kind is introduced in plants and offices.
||workplace design; visual display terminals; visual tasks
||lighting; report; Germany (Federal Republic of); visual fatigue; fatigue assessment; air conditioning; job study; design of equipment; anthropometry
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
Visual display terminals (VDTs)