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Document ID (ISN)45570
CIS number 86-370
ISSN - Serial title 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wolbarsht M.L., Landers M.B.
Title Testing visual capabilities for medical surveillance or to ensure job fitness
Bibliographic information Dec. 1985, Vol.27, No.12, p.897-901. Illus. 25 ref.
Abstract A rationale is presented for designing screening-type eye examinations to document visual capabilities for specific jobs or changes in visual function following exposure to specific ocular hazards. Possible applications to clinical situations are also discussed. A battery of tests that include contrast sensitivity, distortions in macular imaging and colour vision is detailed for use with 3 occupations: automobile driver licence applicants, visual display operators and laser users.
Descriptors (primary) lasers; visual performance; road vehicles; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) pre-employment medical examinations; glare
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Lasers
Road transportation
Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)