The Environment at Work

  • E. C. Poulton


This article discusses the limits within which the working environment should be maintained. The limits are listed in a table. When the limits are exceeded, there is likely to be a fall in efficiency, an increased susceptibility to accidents, and a reduced attendance at work.


Sleep Deprivation Sickness Absence Motion Sickness Vigilance Task Sensory Deprivation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. C. Poulton
    • 1
  1. 1.Medical Research CouncilApplied Psychology UnitCambridgeUK

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