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Document ID (ISN)34186
CIS number 80-1783
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de médecine du travail - Cahiers voor arbeidsgeneeskunde
Year 1979
Convention or series no.
Author(s) De Dobbeleer R., De Schryver M., Fumière L., Hermans G., Martin J., Meers A., Tichon J., Vanderweyen J.P., Van Mulders J.
Title Work at computer terminals
Original title Le travail aux terminaux d'ordinateurs. [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 1979, Vol.14, No.4, p.3-62 (special issue). Illus. 43 ref.
Abstract Contents of this monograph: ergonomic aspects (equipment, screen, keyboard, printer work posture, furniture, lighting, microclimate); mental stress and physical health status; eye strain and visual aptitude (eye anomalies; ophthalmological examinations and their frequency; prescription lenses for vision correction; terminal reading aids). Annex: methods for calculating luminance of characters and indoor lighting plans with regularly-spaced lighting sources.
Descriptors (primary) visual tasks; ergonomics; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; workplace design; physical workload; spectacle wearers; mental stress; luminance measurement; visual fatigue
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)