|Document ID (ISN)||51238|
|Convention or series no.
||Allegations of reproductive hazards from VDUs
||Humane Technology, P.O. Box 2, Quorn, Leicestershire LE12 8EG, United Kingdom, 1984. 206p. Illus. Bibl. Price: GBP 15.00 (Europe), GBP 16.50 (elsewhere).
||Proceedings of a conference held in London (United Kingdom), 29-30 Nov. 1984. Contents: epidemiology of spontaneous abortions, birth defects and prematurity; adverse pregnancy outcome amongst VDT operators - the cluster phenomenon; reproduction and work with visual display units - a pilot study; physical and chemical environments at VDT work stations - air ions, electrostatic fields, magnetic fields and PCBs; electric and magnetic fields around VDTs - review of biological efects, standards and practical solutions for reducing exposure levels; a manufacturer's viewpoint; a trade union response to the allegations of reproductive hazards from VDUs; visual display unit operation - possible reproductive effects; work and pregnancy in Montreal - preliminary findings on work with visual display units; review of the radiation emission surveys of VDUs.
||antifertility effects; expectant mothers; visual display terminals; United Kingdom
||ionizing radiation; x-rays; USA; epidemiological aspects; ultraviolet radiation; electric fields; non-ionizing radiation; radiofrequency radiation; visible radiation; complications of pregnancy; abortion; permissible levels; exposure evaluation; epidemiologic study; ergonomic evaluation; health hazards; women; biological effects; conference; magnetic fields; Canada
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Broad subject area(s)
||Antifertility and prenatal effects
Visual display terminals (VDTs)
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures