Video Displays, Work, and Vision

Video Displays, Work, and Vision

by Panel on Impact of Video Viewing on Vision of Workers, Committee on Vision, National Research Council
     
 

ISBN-10: 0309033888

ISBN-13: 9780309033886

Pub. Date: 01/15/1983

Publisher: National Academies Press

Along with the widespread use of computers have come growing fears that working in front of video display terminals (VDTs) can irritate and even damage the eyes. Separating scientific fact from popular opinion, this report takes a critical look at the link between VDT use and eye discomfort and disease as well as at changes in visual performance and oculomotor

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Overview

Along with the widespread use of computers have come growing fears that working in front of video display terminals (VDTs) can irritate and even damage the eyes. Separating scientific fact from popular opinion, this report takes a critical look at the link between VDT use and eye discomfort and disease as well as at changes in visual performance and oculomotor function. Drawing on information from ergonomics, illuminating engineering, and industrial and organizational psychology, the report gives practical advice on optimal workstation design to improve the comfort, performance, and job satisfaction of VDT users.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780309033886
Publisher:
National Academies Press
Publication date:
01/15/1983
Pages:
273
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

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