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Document ID (ISN)34900
CIS number 81-80
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wahlstr÷m R., Maas B., Petterson S., Adrup J., G÷ransson B.
Title Working conditions at VDUs
Original title Conditions de travail devant les Úcrans de visualisation. [in French]
Bibliographic information Published by Luxo France, 11 rue Auguste-Lacroix, Lyon 69003, France, 1980. 62p. Illus.
Abstract Translation of a study made by the Swedish Insurance firm Skandia following a survey in 1976 of 45 employees of this firm. Aspects covered: description of workplace (working surface, lighting, terminal); ventilation and heating of premises; colours; physical fatigue (visual fatigue, headache, pain in neck, back, shoulders and wrists); recommended programme for improvement of working conditions (lower overall lighting levels, table lamp, change of electric light bulbs, positioning of terminal, choice of seating and workplace layout, cholice of colours).
Descriptors (primary) visual tasks; visual display terminals; visual fatigue
Descriptors (secondary) illumination levels; workplace design; translation; lighting and colour; ergonomics
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Fatigue
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)