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Document ID (ISN)50242
CIS number 88-1727
ISSN - Serial title 0212-1050 - Mapfre seguridad
Year 1986
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ballarín Marcos L.
Title Evaluation of lighting conditions in workplaces
Original title Evaluación de las condiciones de iluminación en puestos de trabajo [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 1986, Vol.6, No.22, p.39-47. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract Descriptions of 2 procedures for the determination of lighting conditions at workplaces. The first concerns the measurement of illumination of desks intended for reading, writing or drawing (measurement of illumination, reflected light or luminance and luminous contrast or luminance ratios of the entire working surface). The second concerns CRT display terminals, where it is necessary not only to measure the illumination of the workplace, but also the luminosity ratios between the characters on the screen and the background, contrast in the areas of text and keyboard and the luminance ratios between screen and text, screen and keyboard, and text and keyboard.
Descriptors (primary) lighting; workplaces; light measurement; tables; visual display terminals
Descriptors (secondary) illumination levels; reflected light; contrast; glare; working surfaces; artificial lighting; visual comfort; luminance
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Office work
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Lighting and colour