Chapter 19. Light and Lighting

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. N. Alan Smith

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch19

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Smith, N. A. (2005) Light and Lighting, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075

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Keywords:

  • light;
  • definitions;
  • adaptation;
  • visual fatigue;
  • daylight

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Fundamentals

  • The eye and vision

  • Characteristics of vision

  • Lamps and luminaires

  • Lighting systems and lighting design

  • Lighting surveys and survey techniques

  • Typical illuminance levels

  • References

  • Suggested further reading