|Document ID (ISN)||104763|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0014-6269 - Face au risque
|Convention or series no.
||Control of noise at the workplace, a European priority
||Lutte contre le bruit au travail, une priorité européenne [in French]|
||Sep. 2005, No.415, p.23-25. Illus.
||It is estimated that 7% of all European workers suffer from severe hearing disorders caused by occupational exposure to noise. In the European Union, minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to noise are set out in Commission Directive 2003/10/EC (see CIS 06-253), to be transposed into national legislation by February 2006. Contents of this article on the control of noise at the workplace: definition of noise; effects of noise (hearing loss, tinnitus, dual effects of noise and the exposure to ototoxic substances such as solvents); noise control; personal protective equipment.
||hearing protection; noise control; hearing loss
||European Union; solvents; comment on directive; synergism; ototoxic effects; tinnitus
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)
||Diseases of the ear and hearing damage