Skip to main content

ISO 10551:2019

Current Date published:

Ergonomics of the physical environment — Subjective judgement scales for assessing physical environments

This document presents principles and examples of practical application for the construction of appropriate subjective scales for use in the assessment and evaluation of the physical environment. It does not standardize particular scales.

It considers scales of perception, comfort, preference, acceptability, expression form and tolerance, and environmental components such as thermal, visual, air quality, acoustic and vibration.

It does not consider other scales such as:

— scales related to the effects of the environment on the ability to read displays or signs, on manual performance or on psychological conditions such as mood, etc.;

— scales related to pain or scales related to stimuli that can lead to injury.

This document does not present principles of surveys (see Note) or questionnaire design. However, the scales that are developed using this document can be incorporated into surveys or questionnaires.

NOTE Environmental surveys are described in ISO 28802. ISO 28802 includes scales that are complementary to, and based upon, the principles of scale construction that are described in this document.

Get this standard Prices exclude GST
PDF ( Single user document)
$281.74 NZD
HardCopy
$319.13 NZD
Networkable PDF
Price varies
Preview only close
Prev {{ page }}/ {{ numPages }} Next
Preview only close
Prev {{ page }}/ {{ numPages }} Next
Pages: 28

Previous versions

Keep me up-to-date

Register to receive notifications when updates are made to this standard.

Related Information

Similar Standards

  • AS/NZS 4024.1701:2019


    Safety of machinery Part 1701: Human body measurements - Basic human body measurements for technological design

  • BS 3044:1990

    Guide to ergonomics principles in the design and selection of office furniture

  • BS 4467:1991

    Guide to dimensions in designing for elderly people

  • BS 7915:1998

    Ergonomics of the thermal environment. Guide to design and evaluation of working practices for cold indoor environments

Preview only close
Prev {{ page }}/ {{ numPages }} Next
Preview only close
Prev {{ page }}/ {{ numPages }} Next
Pages: 28

Previous versions

ISO 10551:2019

Get this standard Prices exclude GST
PDF ( Single user document)
$281.74 NZD
HardCopy
$319.13 NZD
Networkable PDF
Price varies

Request to add this standard to your subscription

ISO 10551:2019

Price varies
Online library subscription

Click "Send request for subscription" to ask your Account Administrator to add this standard to your subscripiton.

Cancel