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Proposal For A Practical Method For Evaluating Complaints Of Eye Discomfort Arising From Clerical Work
Author(s): Peter T. Stone
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Paper Abstract

A brief review is made of the major factors that are likely to cause eye discomfort from clerical work in traditional office environments. A procedure is proposed whereby cases of complaint may be systematically investigated. Methods are suggested for making a fairly quick evaluation of the task characteristics and the lighting conditions and it is suggested that measurements of the thermal characteristics of the environment also be carried out. In order to complete the investigation, it is necessary to obtain a person's subjective responses to the environment, using a suitably prepared questionairre, and for an eye examination to be performed by an ophthalmic optician.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 February 1982
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0262, Light Measurement '81, (19 February 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.959714
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Peter T. Stone, Loughborough University of Technology (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0262:
Light Measurement '81
Arthur W.S. Tarrant, Editor(s)

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