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Visual Comfort in VDT Operation: Physiological Resting States of the Eye

1993 Industrial Health  
To recommend a comfortable visual display terminal (VDT) workstation design in an aspect of visual ergonomics, physiological resting states of the eye in 3 visual systems, pupil, vergence, and accommodation  ...  The ergonomic recommendations for a VDT workstation obtained in this study are a positive display polarity with an appropriate lighting condition, a downward gaze, and a viewing distance between 50 and  ...  Motohashi of Tokyo Medical and Dental University for their advices and encouragements throughout the course of this study. For the completeness of this study, we are in debt to Dr. S.  ... 
doi:10.2486/indhealth.31.13 pmid:8340226 fatcat:e7pj5uuocrd2jkxl26rn2rpjye

Ergonomic Guidelines for Using Notebook Personal Computers

Susumu SAITO, Bruno PICCOLI, Michael J. SMITH, Midori SOTOYAMA, Glenn SWEITZER, Maria Beatriz G. VILLANUEVA, Ryoji YOSHITAKE
2000 Industrial Health  
In the 1980's, the visual display terminal (VDT) was introduced in workplaces of many countries.  ...  Because of its distinct physical and optical characteristics, the ergonomic requirements for notebook PCs in terms of machine layout, workstation design, lighting conditions, among others, should be different  ...  Explanation: Even when using a device that has been well-designed from an ergonomic point of view, if the working environment is poor, a person will not be able to work comfortably (of course this principle  ... 
doi:10.2486/indhealth.38.421 pmid:11061487 fatcat:sl4hnmo2trbc7lbis4cgbqqpti

Page 1020 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 70, Issue 4 [page]

1983 Psychological Abstracts  
—Assessed the preferences of 68 18-56 yr old visual display terminal (VDT) operators with regard to their body posture and the settings of an adjustable VDT work station.  ...  Backlighting had an adverse effect on Ss’ reading accuracy, particularly when the displays were viewed at an angle. (10 ref) 9185.  ... 

Prevalence of Computer Vision Syndrome and Its Relationship with Ergonomic and Individual Factors in Presbyopic VDT Workers Using Progressive Addition Lenses

Mar Sánchez-Brau, Begoña Domenech-Amigot, Francisco Brocal-Fernández, Jose Antonio Quesada-Rico, Mar Seguí-Crespo
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
, and ergonomic characteristics in 109 presbyopic VDT workers wearing progressive addition lenses (PALs).  ...  Providing training and information to workers regarding the importance of adequate lighting and ergonomic postures during VDT use is advised to decrease CVS and increase workplace quality of life.  ...  CVS depends on numerous factors derived from the demands of tasks, the characteristics of the workplace and the visual characteristics of the worker [5] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17031003 pmid:32033372 pmcid:PMC7038098 fatcat:zjxbjvpefze5hc5u36ux2qsney

Surgery and Ergonomics

Ramon Berguer
1999 Archives of Surgery  
T his article will provide the reader with an overview of ergonomic issues relevant to the operating room environment.  ...  A scientific and ergonomic approach to the analysis of the operating room environment and the performance and workload characteristics of members of the modern surgical team can provide a rational basis  ...  the ergonomic point of view most major operations are, at first sight, a mess."  ... 
doi:10.1001/archsurg.134.9.1011 pmid:10487599 fatcat:qhzvd2eznja2foidqbv6wiitdy

Luminance of the Surround and Visual Fatigue of VDT Operators

Agnieszka Wolska, Marcin Śwituła
1999 International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics  
An objective evaluation of visual fatigue demonstrated a tendency towards bigger changes in visual functio ns with an increase of surrounding lum inance fo r both screens.  ...  Lum inance d istrib u tio n in the visual field is considered as one o f causal factors with a sig n ifica n t influence on visual fatigue, especially fo r intensive and extended Video D isplay Terminal  ...  Ergonomic requirements f or °ffice work with visual display terminals-Part 3: Visual display requirements. Addendum 1: Ergonomic requirements fo r fla t panels (Standard N o.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10803548.1999.11076438 pmid:10657927 fatcat:7avoyzzubjgn5k7ymnflvm4w5q

Ergonomic Aspects of a Virtual Environment

M. Rabiul Ahasan, Seppo Väyrynen
1999 International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics  
and to m aintain user-friendly application. virtual w orld hum an perception ergonom ics issues interactive design  ...  A virtual environm ent is an interactive g ra p h ic system m ediated thro u g h com puter technology that allows a certain level of reality o r a sense of presence to access virtual inform ation.  ...  ISO-9241 (International Organization for Standardization [ISO] , 1995) deals with software aspects and desribes general ergonomic principles for visual display terminals.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10803548.1999.11076415 pmid:10602643 fatcat:p5te7kg2nnhohf7zm6sed7qmpu

Operation of lighting systems in underground mines

G. M. Petrov
2017 Gornyi Zhurnal  
all matters relating to the science and art of lighting.  ...  The International Commission on Illumination (abbreviated as CIE from its French title) is an organization devoted to international cooperation and exchange of information among its member countries on  ...  Lighting of workstations with visual display terminals VDT (also known as visual display units VDU and display screen equipment DSE) The lighting for the VDT work stations shall be appropriate for all  ... 
doi:10.17580/gzh.2017.09.16 fatcat:7j3gyauugvfrhiymll3ko3ymq4

The Effect of an Ergonomic Intervention on Musculoskeletal, Psychosocial and Visual Strain of VDT Data Entry Work: The Polish Part of the International Study

Maria Konarska, Agnieszka Wolska, Maria Widerszal-Bazyl, Joanna Bugajska, Danuta Roman-Liu, Arne Aarås
2005 International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics  
The results after the intervention showed mainly improvement in chair comfort, lighting conditions, visual strain, and sitting posture.  ...  Before the intervention, ergonomic assessment revealed improper working conditions such as inadequate lighting, uncomfortable chairs, and lack of forearm and wrist support while medical examination revealed  ...  INTRODUCTION At the time when the ergonomic examinations were carried out at routine VDT (visual display terminal) operator workstations, the knowledge of ergonomic rules regarding the organization of  ... 
doi:10.1080/10803548.2005.11076631 pmid:15794874 fatcat:eakldm22wvat7ffawchbfvhmgu

One-Fits-All vs. Tailor-Made: User-Centered Workstations for Field Assembly with an Application in Aircraft Parts Manufacturing

Walter Mayrhofer, Patrick Rupprecht, Sebastian Schlund
2019 Procedia Manufacturing  
Human factor engineering traditionally uses a "percentile-approach" to work-design, preventing an exact adjustment to the ergonomic needs of particular users.  ...  Human factor engineering traditionally uses a "percentile-approach" to work-design, preventing an exact adjustment to the ergonomic needs of particular users.  ...  The projector is coupled with the TOF-cameras and in combination with a dynamic projection lens system, the projection follows the worker and can always be displayed in an optimal view range.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2020.01.287 fatcat:xdgmcw7nrvcofa46bcw7cl5ix4

Page 2330 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 71, Issue 8 [page]

1984 Psychological Abstracts  
—Reviews studies on the effects of bad lighting on personnel in foundries, offices, and working on video-display terminals.  ...  A 3-day management meeting for 20 people in an outside facility with overnight accommodations is used as a reference point of discussing the principles of designing from a participant's viewpoint and designing  ... 

Association between Poor Ergophthalmologic Practices and Computer Vision Syndrome among University Administrative Staff in Ghana

Samuel Bert Boadi-Kusi, Sampson Listowell Abu, George Oppong Acheampong, Peter Osei-Wusu Adueming, Emmanuel Kwasi Abu
2020 Journal of Environmental and Public Health  
The procedure included a self-administered questionnaire, comprehensive ocular health examination, and assessment of computer workstation and lighting conditions.  ...  The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of computer vision syndrome (CVS) and its associated ergonomic factors among university administrative staff in Ghana. Methods.  ...  Finally, we thank the Coordinator of the Laser and Fibre Optic Centre, Department of Physics of the University of Cape Coast, for providing the needed equipment for aspects of the study.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2020/7516357 pmid:32405305 pmcid:PMC7201597 fatcat:owgbqxqaorb65aknqaas5yd354

Field study on visual and cognitive stressors in Visual Display Terminal office work

Roberto Germán Rodriguez, Clarisa Dumit, Roxana Del Rossoi, Augusta Peterle, Alejandra Staneloni, Andrea Pattini
2014 International Journal on Working Conditions  
Abstract: Office Visual Display Terminal (VDT) work is a paradigmatic case of a work system in which the adoption of a new technology introduces new associated risks of different natures: visual, musculoskeletal  ...  We carried out a Post Occupancy Evaluation at University of Mendoza administrative offices, and made a diagnosis of visual, cognitive and postural risks associated with VDT office work.  ...  Introduction From the early 1980s high levels of musculoskeletal and visual problems, as well as concerns regarding psychosocial stress among Visual Display Terminal (VDT) workers had been described in  ... 
doaj:746311738bb1482e898ddfbb7daf4998 fatcat:pslttc7ef5d7vdsza2jfkg4x6m

Ergonomic Aspects And Health Hazards On Computer Workstations' Operators At Zagazig University: An Occupational Risk Management Approach

AR Ahmed-Refat, AH Mohammed, SAM Abou El-Magd, RAM Hammam
2009 Zagazig Journal of Occupational Health and Safety  
Conclusion and recommendations: Although video display terminal work carries the risk of several health hazards, just application of simple ergonomic health education intervention program through meetings  ...  Objectives: To determine the prevalence of self assessment of physical discomforts among computer operators at Zagazig University, and to conduct an interventional ergonomic health education program and  ...  Psychosocial factors and visual fatigue in working with video display terminals. Occup. Environ. Med.; (2001): 58: 267-271.  ... 
doi:10.4314/zjohs.v1i1.45884 fatcat:jiqosjjmojacjdpt7bxazohud4

Research on flexible display at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology

Jihun Park, Sanghyun Heo, Kibog Park, Myoung Hoon Song, Ju-Young Kim, Gyouhyung Kyung, Rodney Scott Ruoff, Jang-Ung Park, Franklin Bien
2017 npj Flexible Electronics  
Displays represent information visually, so they have become the fundamental building block to visualize the data of current electronics including smartphones.  ...  We introduce these results by dividing them into several categories according to the components of the display: active-matrix backplane, touch screen panel, light sources, integrated circuit for fingerprint  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank Samsung Display for financial support. This work was supported by IBS-R019-D1.  ... 
doi:10.1038/s41528-017-0006-9 fatcat:cedhb7yw3zabdck4j53sdpbjrm
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