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Document ID (ISN)52743
CIS number 89-2088
ISSN - Serial title 0355-9939 - Ergonomiatiedote
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kuorinka T.
Title The workplace environment
Original title Ty÷ympńrist÷ [in Finnish]
Bibliographic information 1987, No.3, p.1-17. Illus. 20 ref. Price: FIM 18.00.
Abstract Workplace environmental factors like heat, cold, noise, illumination and vibration have quite narrow ranges of comfort, outside of which work performance deteriorates. When, e.g., climatic conditions are surveyed at the worksite, their measurement lies within the domain of the industrial hygienist; when noise is so great that it can cause hearing loss, the problem is medical; when environmental factors affect the workers' performance in a man-machine system, the problem can be solved with the aid of knowledge of human factors or ergonomics. This issue deals with the human-factors problems of heat, cold, noise and illumination.
Descriptors (primary) lighting; microclimate; noise
Descriptors (secondary) conditions of work; noise control; illumination design
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Noise
Lighting and colour