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Document ID (ISN)46489
CIS number 86-1250
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Title Guidelines to occupational health in VDT operation
Bibliographic information Japan Industrial Safety and Health Association, 5-35-1 Shiba Minato-ku, Tokyo 108, Japan, 20 Dec. 1985. 34p. Price: Y.1,000.
Abstract A revised edition of the provisional guideline abstracted as CIS 85-1275. These guidelines apply to office workers as defined by the Japanese Ordinance on Health and Hygiene in the Office. Contents: the working environment (lighting, glare prevention, noise control); work practice (operation hours, VDT equipment and furniture, adjustment); maintenance, checking and cleaning; health care; OSH education. Appendices include detailed explanations of the guidelines, a comparison of regulations and guidelines on VDT use in 5 countries (Japan, Federal Republic of Germany, Sweden, USA, United Kingdom) and a comparison of the Japanese Ministry of Labour's Administrative Notice on VDT Operation (20. Dec. 1985) with guidelines set by Japanese labour organisations.
Descriptors (primary) Japan; visual display terminals; visual tasks
Descriptors (secondary) illumination levels; glare; Sweden; USA; United Kingdom; Germany (Federal Republic of); flicker; maintenance and repair; work time schedules; office work; office equipment; noise control; medical examinations; directive; comment on directive; lighting
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s) New technologies
Browse category(ies) Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)