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Potential health hazards of video display terminals

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies.

Potential health hazards of video display terminals

by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Biomedical and Behavioral Science, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Cincinnati, Ohio, Washington, D.C .
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  • Video display terminals -- Health aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam E. Murray ... [et al.].
    SeriesNIOSH research report, DHHS (NIOSH) publication ;, no. 81-129, DHHS publication ;, no. (NIOSH) 81-129.
    ContributionsMurray, William E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC965.V53 N38 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 75 p. ;
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3921525M
    LC Control Number81602884

    OFFICE SAFETY. Common Office Safety and Health Hazards - Video Display Terminals: Health hazards related to video display terminal (VDT) use involve: Radiation; However, to minimize any potential exposure, only equipment for which the manufacturer will . HAZARDS OF COMPUTER IN HUMAN – A WORK Potential health hazards of video Hardships of soft people "A clinical study of ocular and visual discomfort in video display terminal (VDT) users.

    The most common include eye strain (sore eyes, eye fatigue, slowness in change of focus), eye irritation (burning, dryness, redness) headache, near blurred vision, glare sensitivity, neck, shoulder and back pain, repeated strain injury particularly of the wrist and reproductive hazards as a result of radiation from video display screens. Potential Health Hazards of Video Display Terminals. NIOSH Research Report Cincinnati, Ohio: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Nielsen, CV and LPA Brandt. Spontaneous abortion among women using video display terminals. Scand J Work Environ Health —-.

    Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration (, February), 22 pages. Identifies health considerations for VDT and workstation use, how to evaluate a workstation, and various measures that can be taken to reduce associated worker health problems. Video Display Terminal Health and Safety Guidelines. University of California, Berkeley. The New Yorker, June 26, P. ANNALS OF RADIATION about video-display terminals & the epidemological & experimental data linking them to birth defects & other health stevefrithphotography.com: Paul Brodeur.


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Potential health hazards of video display terminals by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Apr 05,  · Hazards associated with work at visual display terminals (VDTs) were surveyed. Radiation measurements, environmental sampling, employee interviews, and ergonomic assessments were performed at three companies in San Francisco, California, where VDTs were used.

Potential health hazards of video display terminals. Cincinnati, Ohio: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Biomedical and Behavioral Science, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies ; Washington, D.C.

Hazards associated with work at visual display terminals (VDTs) were surveyed. Radiation measurements, environmental sampling, employee interviews, and ergonomic assessments were performed at three companies in San Francisco, California, where VDTs were used.

A Brief Review of Potential Health Effects of Video Display Terminals: Testimony Before the Study Subcommittee on Hazards of VDTs of the House Committee on Labor and Consumer Affairs, 99th Cong, first sess () (testimony of F.

Richardson III). The proliferation of end user computing creates a host of management issues. One such issue involves the potential health hazards associated with video display terminal (VDT) use.

Both managers and end users must address this issue if a healthy and Author: Carol Clark. The Video Display Terminal Health Hazard Debate.

Clark, Carolyn A. A study was conducted to identify the potential health hazards of visual display terminals for employees and then to develop a list of recommendations for improving the physical conditions of the workplace. Potential health hazards of video display terminals Public Health Services, USA () (NIOSH RR ) 50 Fellmann, Th, Brauninger, U, Gierer, R and Grandjean, E `An ergonomic evaluation of VDTs' Behaviour and stevefrithphotography.com by: 2.

PDF | Objective. To evaluate the association between video display terminal (VDT) use and health hazards, occupational risks, and psychosocial factors, | Find, read and cite all the research.

Jan 19,  · You requested information regarding the potential health effects of very low radiation emission from computers. Computers, also referred to as video display terminals (VDTs), emit a radio frequency and an extremely low-frequency electromagnetic field, however there is no conclusive evidence that these low levels of radiation emitted from VDTs pose a health risk to VDT operators.

NIOSH Publications on Video Display Terminals. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. (September ).

Provides a compendium of NIOSH publications and reports on video display terminals (VDTs). Possible Solutions. Office Ergonomics Guide. Safety. 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 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 proliferation of end user computing creates a host of management issues. One such issue involves the potential health hazards associated with video display terminal (VDT) use. Both managers and end users must address this issue. Managers must strive for Author: Carol Clark.

A dichotomy of opinion exists today on the subject of potential health hazards from video display terminals (VDTs). One set of opinions, represented by the public, is informed by popular literature. The other, represented by the scientific community, is informed by epidemiological studies.

This makes for an. Sep 01,  · Scientists have conducted extensive research on the health effects of Video Display Terminals (VDTs). While early investigations focused on visual fatigue and ocular complaints, in the late s research began to examine radiation effects.

Later, emphasis was placed on the potential hazards to human reproduction. Jul 30,  · examines the potential hazards and interventions employers can use to prevent or reduce the potential harmful effects of working with VDTs. VDT Components VDTs, comprised of a display screen, a keyboard, and a central processing unit, have rapidly replaced the.

IDENTIFIERS *Video Display Terminals. ABSTRACT. In response to a request from three California unions to evaluate potential health hazards from the use of video display terminals (VDT's) in information processing applications, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conducted a-limited field investigation of three.

Loomis, V.L., and Church, J.,' Video display terminals: potential health hazards and possible solutions', Journal of Biocommunication, 17(4), A study of ergonomic factors leading to computer vision syndrome among computer users. Each of the following can begin health and safety standards procedures except: The best method to capitalize on the benefits of video display terminals while safeguarding employee health is: Supreme Court ruled in _____ that employers may not bar women of childbearing age from certain jobs because of potential risk to their fetuses.

Potential Health Hazards of Video Display Terminals (Publication No. ) Cincinnati, OH.: National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. Musculoskeletal Disorders and the Workplace, Low Back and Upper stevefrithphotography.com by:.

Abstract. Materials developed by NIOSH concerning video display terminals (VDTs) comprise the publication. The first section listed citations of reports developed by NIOSH concerning VDTs and possible hazards associated with their use, and contained ordering information for these publications.Another area of grave concern related to the health hazards of us.

ing a VDT focuses on the effect of such use on the operator's eyes. Complaints of eye strain, blurred vision, vision fatigue, cataracts, burn. ing sensation in the eyes, headaches, and disturbances of color percep. Author: Laura B. Pincus.Cohen BFG, Stammerjohn LW, Happ A.

Potential health hazard of video display terminals. Public Health Service, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH (Research report ).

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