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Document ID (ISN)34741
CIS number 81-252
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Title Work stations with visual display units
Original title Bildschirmarbeitsplätze [in German]
Bibliographic information Nr.22, Schriftenreihe Arbeitsschutz. Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Unfallforschung, Postfach 17 02 02, 4600 Dortmund 17, Federal Republic of Germany, 1980. 178p. Illus. 63 ref. Price: DM.27.50.
Abstract Record of proceedings of a conference organised by the German Federal Institute for Labour Protection and Accident Research (Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Unfallforschung), Dortmund, 1-2 Apr. 1980. Contents: use of CRT display terminals or visual display units (VDUs) - viewpoints of the social partners; eye strain; eye examinations and vision tests in relation to work at VDUs; aspects of data logging; practical experience in use of VDUs in an insurance company; present situation regarding standardisation and research; criteria for VDU workplace design and layout; ergonomic design of a keyboard; lighting problems; design of worksheets and coding sheets; reorganisation required when installing VDUs for text processing.
Descriptors (primary) workplace design; visual display terminals; visual tasks
Descriptors (secondary) lighting; Germany (Federal Republic of); visual fatigue; anthropometry; conference; standardization; medical supervision; design of equipment; job study
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)