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Document ID (ISN)34742
CIS number 81-253
ISSN - Serial title 0037-4504 - Sicher ist Sicher
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Krafft H.G.
Title OSH rules for workplaces at CRT display units in offices
Original title Sicherheitsregeln für Bildschirm-Arbeitsplätze im Bürobereich [in German]
Bibliographic information Mar. 1980, Vol.31, No.3, p.118-124. Illus.
Abstract Review of various aspects of OSH rules currently adopted by the ad hoc committee of the German Standards Institute: visual display unit (VDU) dimensions of screen and lettering, contrast and luminance, possibility of positive displaying); keyboard (located away from screen, dimensions, brilliance and reflected light); document holder (dimensions, inclination, surface); desk or table (adjustable height, available surface, width, reflected light, leg room); office layout of VDUs; general lighting; preventive medicine (pre-employment eye examination); work organisation (information for operators, diversification of tasks, work breaks). Diagrammatic sketch illustrating ergonomic data.
Descriptors (primary) offices; ergonomics; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) eye examinations; lighting; Germany (Federal Republic of); comment on directive; anthropometry; design of equipment; workplace design
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)