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Document ID (ISN)34009
CIS number 80-1286
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Grundy J.W., Rosenthal S.G.
Title Vision and VDUs.
Bibliographic information Association of Optical Practitioners, Bridge House, 233-234 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 8NW, United Kingdom, 1979. 13p. Illus.
Abstract Four articles are compiled: visual display units - nightmare to the operator? (ocular defects, design limitation and improper use of equipment, conditions of work and surroundings, psychological factors, visual standards); visual display units in question (health hazards, eyestrain, rest periods, age of operators, bifocal and contact lenses, colour blindness, display colour, operator's eyesight, visual effects, epilepsy, tinted lenses, siting of VDUs, lighting); VDUs - their effect on eyes (comfort, eye development and function, eye coordination, lighting, vision screening, correction of eye defects); recommended procedure for eye examinations and suggested standard of vision for VDU operators.
Descriptors (primary) visual display terminals; visual tasks
Descriptors (secondary) eye examinations; health hazards; visual comfort; visual fatigue
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)