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Poor lighting can influence health
Feb. 22, 2018, 10:10 a.m.

Poor lighting in environments we spend most of our day may be worse than imagined: ophthalmologists say that the visual discomfort caused by poor lighting can lead to tired eyes, dryness or tearing of eyes, as well as disrupting employee performance. in the activities.

 It is such an important issue that the Brazilian Association of Technical Standards (ABNT) maintains rules on the correct use of lighting in work environments, such as minimum and maximum lighting depending on the type of activity performed.

 These standards are important not only for eye health, as poorly lit environments can cause workplace accidents. Therefore, the ideal illumination should be homogeneous, controlled and diffuse, neither in excess nor in excess.