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Normal and Defective Colour Vision$
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John D. Mollon, Joel Pokorny, and Ken Knoblauch

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780198525301

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525301.001.0001

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Survey of the Colour Vision Demands in Fire-Fighting

Survey of the Colour Vision Demands in Fire-Fighting

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(p.347) Chapter 36 Survey of the Colour Vision Demands in Fire-Fighting
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Normal and Defective Colour Vision
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Stephen J. Dain

Laura E. Hughes

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525301.003.0036

This chapter describes a survey of colour contingent tasks with regard to colours used, redundancy of coding, and significance of error, both safety and financial. From this, researchers identified the most critical issues on the basis that the worst case sets the colour vision testing and pass criteria needed. This was carried out at the New South Wales Fire Brigades Training College and selected fire stations in Sydney with the assistance of fire-fighters at those locations.

Keywords:   colour vision, fire fighters, New South Wales Fire Brigades

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