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Document ID (ISN)34566
CIS number 80-2076
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9936 - Cahiers de médecine interprofessionnelle
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pardon N.
Title Data processing and office work - Elements of ergonomics
Original title Informatique usuelle et travail de bureau - Eléments d'ergonomie. [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st quarter 1980, No.77, p.29-49. Illus. 27 ref.
Abstract Introduction (historical background; future trends); overview of some elements of data processing technology; detailed analysis of work at CRT visual display terminals (general aspects of the work, strain due to posture and repetitive movements, visual and mental strain, psycho-social variables); study of relation between work at visual display units and surrounding environment (visual, thermal and hearing comfort, material safety aspects). Recommendations concerning ergonomic aspects: psycho-social factors to be taken into consideration; choice and quality of equipment; workplace design, layout and organisation.
Descriptors (primary) visual tasks; visual display terminals; data processing; office work; ergonomics
Descriptors (secondary) workplace design; work posture; social aspects; work design; mental stress
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)