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Document ID (ISN)43581
CIS number 85-547
ISBN(s) 0-85066-270-2
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Grandjean E.
Title Ergonomics and health in modern offices
Bibliographic information Taylor & Francis Ltd, 4 John Street, London WC1N 2ET, United Kingdom, 1984. 510p. Illus. Bibl. Price: ú35.00.
Abstract This book is a comprehensive review of current research on office work with VDTs and comprises 76 papers by different authors (presented at a conference held in Turin, Italy, on 7-9 Nov. 1983) under the following main headings: office environment (air quality, noise, visual conditions, hazards); field studies on VDT operators (health aspects, stress and strain); cognitive aspects, software and job design; visual functions; viewing VDTs and reading tasks (lighting, visual performance, prolonged viewing); positive/negative and coloured displays; evaluation and design of VDT workstations; opthalmology; postures at VDT workstations.
Descriptors (primary) visual tasks; office work; ergonomics; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) laser radiation; visual performance; workplace design; work posture; dermatitis; toxic substances; offices; visual fatigue; manuals; air conditioning; ophthalmology; stress factors; health hazards; design of equipment; conference; lighting
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)