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Document ID (ISN)102140
CIS number 03-1111
Year 2002
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet AS 8 (rev.2)
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Noise
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, May 2002. 8p. Illus. 6 ref.
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/as8.pdf [in English]
Abstract This leaflet contains information on how to prevent the risk of hearing damage in agriculture. Topics covered: legal requirements; what employers, employees and self-employed have to do regarding noise exposure; harmful noise levels; preventive measures to be taken when working with certain equipment (tractors, chain saws, barn machinery) or animals; different types of ear protection.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; United Kingdom; training material; noise control; agriculture; hearing loss
Descriptors (secondary) noise level; animals; chain saws; data sheet; tractors; earplugs; earmuffs; agricultural equipment
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
OSH training
Agriculture
Noise
Hearing protection