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Visual display terminals and workers" health.

Ulf O. V. Bergqvist

Visual display terminals and workers" health.

by Ulf O. V. Bergqvist

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Video display terminals -- Health aspects.,
  • Computer Systems.,
  • Data Display.,
  • Occupational Diseases.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesWHO offset publication,, no. 99
    ContributionsKnave, Bengt., World Health Organization., WHO Working Group on Occupational Health Aspects in the Use of Visual Display Terminals.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC965.V53 V47 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2109090M
    ISBN 109241700998
    LC Control Number88161524
    OCLC/WorldCa16834580

    International Journal on Working Conditions, No.8, December ork z. and 1. Introduction From the early s high levels of musculoskeletal and visual problems, as well as concerns regarding psychosocial stress among Visual Display Terminal (VDT) workers. It is quite clear from several studies that use of a VDT causes asthenopia. In fact, visual complaints were reported by 75% of VDT operators working 6–9 hours in front of their screens compared to 50% of other workers. 60 Surveys of optometrists in the U.S. and the United Kingdom indicate that % and % of their patients, respectively, are examined primarily Cited by:

    Need library display ideas? I've designed, and continue to design many signs for public library displays. I believe that libraries should be sharing their resources more often - we're all in this together! Feel free to download and use any of my signs in your library, or check out my tips for creating non-boring non-fiction. Display monitors placed too high will also increase visual fatigue and neck tension. The screen should be detached from the keyboard so that each can be positioned in an optimum manner. If ocular fatigue and/or vision problems are experienced by VDT workers, they should see their ophthalmologist to rule out any need for prescription glasses.

    The best method to capitalize on the benefits of video display terminals while safeguarding employee health is: a. placing the computer monitor to the side of the desk. b. placing the computer screen 4 to 9 inches below eye level. c. placing the . Screening of dry eye disease in visual display terminal workers during occupational health examinations: The Moriguchi study: Motoko KAWASHIMA, et al. Department of Ophthalmology, Keio University School of Medicine-Purpose: The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of dry eye disease (DED) in Japanese visual display terminal (VDT) workers and identify Cited by: 8.


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Visual display terminals and workers' health. Geneva: World Health Organization, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ulf O V Bergqvist; Bengt Knave; World Health Organization.

A critical review of medical and epidemiological data relevant to the question of whether workers using visual display terminals are exposed to special health risks. The book, which records the conclusions and recommendations of an international working group, cites well over studies in an effort to settle controversies concerning which suspected risks are unsubstantiated, which are substantiated, and which preventive actions.

WHO Offset Publ. ;(99) Visual display terminals and workers' health. World Health Organization. [No authors listed] PMID: Visual fatigue is the most frequent health complaint of visual display unit (VDU) workers. In field studies on office populations reported frequencies of complaints vary between 30% and 90%.

In addition, many workers are afraid that their eyes may deteriorate through VDU by: 8. The Visual Display of Quantitative Information Paperback – May 1, #N#Edward R. Tufte (Author) › Visit Amazon's Edward R. Tufte Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author.

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Download: French (E) English (S) Summary No summary available for this publication The IRSST conducts and funds research activities aimed at eliminating risks to worker health and safety and at promoting worker rehabilitation. More Organization Chart.

Home > February - Volume 29 - Issue 2 > Video Display Terminal Use and Reported Health Symptoms Amon Log in to view full text. If you're not a subscriber, you can: Visual Display Units and Pregnancy: Evidence From the Montreal Survey American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Nutrition Education Visual Displays. These little touches can take a display or presentation from good to great. Perfect for kinetic learners, this collection of visual displays offers hands-on opportunities for memorable lessons.

They also make amazing visual aids for demonstrations and presentations, not to mention health fairs/5(K). Computer vision syndrome (CVS) is characterised by a range of eye and vision-related symptoms and has been a recognised health problem for over 20 years.

1 2 The terms visual fatigue (VF) and digital eye strain (DES) are also used for the condition, reflecting the variety of digital devices linked to potential by: Radiation, Photosensitive Epilepsy, Legislation, Visual Display Terminal, Occupational Safety and Health Act, VDT Health Research Foundation.

Abstracts: This paper addresses the ergonomic issues related to the use of technologies in libraries. INTRODUCTION. Technology can make you sick. Scoping the main health risks associated with display screen equipment (DSE) work - including musculoskeletal disorders, visual fatigue and mental stress - it provides solution-based advice on avoidance and best practice regarding treatment and rehabilitation where they exist.

Common issues like training needs, analysis of workstation. The rising use of video display terminals at work has led to the proliferation of visual difficulties, radiation hazards, muscular aches and pains, and increased job stress for employees using personal computers or network work stations on the job.

Ergonomic requirements for office work with visual display terminals (VDTs) — Part Guidance on usability. This standard has been revised by ISO General information Status: Withdrawn. Publication date: Number of pages: Technical Committee.

ISO/TC /SC 4. Ergonomics of human-system ry: w. A cross sectional study of telecommunications employees (mean age 38) using video display terminals (VDTs) was performed in order to assess the relationship between workplace factors and work related upper extremity (UE) disorders.

UE disorders were divided into four groups: neck, shoulder, elbow, and hand/wrist. Visual Display Terminal Use Increases the Prevalence and Risk of Work‐related Musculoskeletal Disorders among Chinese Office Workers: A Cross‐sectional Study: Shanshan WU, et ment of Occupational and Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Peking University, P.R.

China—Cited by: Computer and visual display terminals have become an essential part of modern lifestyle. The use of these devices has made our life simple in household work as well as in offices.

Visual Display Terminal Workers shows that application ergonomics in Tool factor will give major influence to respondent mental health in giving them satisfaction in. Video Display Terminals (Vdt’s) and Vision The increased use of computers in the workplace has brought about the development of a number of health concerns.

Many individuals who work at a computer video display terminal (VDT) report a high level of job-related complaints and symptoms, including ocular discomfort, muscular strain and stress.

The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of dry eye disease (DED) in Japanese visual display terminal (VDT) workers and identify simple methods for screening DED during occupational health by: 8.

Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Visual display terminals. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, © (OCoLC). VDT stands for Video Display Terminal. Many City employees regularly spend twenty (20) hours or more per week using Video Display Terminals (VDTs) and as a result, may experience visual symptoms, such as eyestrain.

Often, eyestrain can be reduced by simple changes to the work area. For example, screens and copy should be placed side-by-side.Health and Safety Working with display screen equipment (DSE) Page 3 of 6 Adjust curtains or blinds to prevent intrusive light.

Make sure there is space under the desk to move legs. Avoid excess pressure from the edge of seats on the backs of legs and knees.

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