Modern life is inconceivable without vehicles. They enable us to transport goods on the roads or on company premises, and convey people from A to B. In this issue's Special section, read about the role played by safe vehicle design, and how the visibility of workers in road traffic can be improved.
The literature review discusses the latest OSH-related findings of scientific studies into the non-visual effects of light. In order for the non-visual effects of light to be considered as broadly as possible, a number of specialist disciplines – chronobiology, occupational medicine and lighting technology – were involved in the KAN Study. The comprehensive assessment from the perspective of lighting technology can be found in the annex. This assessment sets out principles of lighting technology and current knowledge of potential harm to the eyes caused by an excessively intense blue light component.