Health Care Professionals vs Other Professionals: Do They Have Different Perceptions about Health Care Waste and Dangerous Products Pictograms? Some Findings Using a Digital Device in Field Survey

  • Cláudia Renata Mont’Alvão
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8519)


This paper presents a part of a wider research about GHS symbols comprehensibility. Here, a field survey was conducted using a digital device, instead of traditional platform – printed paper. Participants were health care professionals and other professionals and a comparison among the results about these groups is presented and discussed.


symbols comprehensibility testing ergonomics 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cláudia Renata Mont’Alvão
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Ergodesign and Usability of Interfaces LEUIPontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro PUC-RioRio de JaneiroBrazil

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