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Document ID (ISN)33969
CIS number 80-1285
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gunnarsson E., Söderberg I.
Title Visual display work in newspaper printing offices - Visual ergonomics inventory
Original title Arbete vid textskärmar på tidningsföretag - En synergonomisk inventering [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Undersökningsrapport 1979:21, Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen, 171 84 Solna, Sweden, 1979. 39p. Illus. 34 ref.
Abstract Contents of this report: development of computer-assisted tasks and consequences of the introduction of this technology; work presenting eye strain; layout of workplaces and work organisation; visual stress and eye disturbances (legibility of characters); distance and angle of vision; work spectacles and vision tests (poor adaptation for bifocal lens wearers); duration of work at terminal and work breaks (recommendations of the Swedish Board for Occupational Safety and Health).
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; visual tasks; ergonomics; visual display terminals; composition
Descriptors (secondary) Sweden; report; workplace design; sitting posture; legibility; work-rest schedules; visual acuity; ergonomic evaluation; spectacle wearers; visual fatigue
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Visual display terminals (VDTs)