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visual induction

the influence that one visual stimulus or part of the visual field can have on the perception of an adjacent stimulus or the remainder of the visual field. Color contrast effects are examples of visual induction.

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administrative controls

administrative controls

in safety engineering, managerial interventions—such as training, rotating work schedules to reduce exposure (e.g., to hazardous chemicals), and implementing clearance requirements—that can help to maintain a safe environment in the workplace. Administrative controls, supplemented by the use of personal protective equipment, are considered the second resort after engineering controls. See also hazard-control protocol.