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Document ID (ISN)105540
CIS number 06-1201
Year 2000
Convention or series no. Cadernos de Saúde do Trabalhador 7
Author(s) de Paula Santos U., Paiva Santos M.
Title Exposure to noise: Effects on health and how to prevent them
Original title Esposição a ruído: efeitos na saúde e comi prevení-los [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Saúde no Trabalho (INST) Rua Caetano Pinto 575, São Paulo, CEP 03041-000, Brazil, 2000. 30p. Illus.
Abstract Contents of this booklet on the effects of exposure to noise and the prevention of hearing loss: causes of hearing loss, definition of sound and noise, and various types of noise; how to prevent hearing loss; legal aspects; practical examples for the control of exposure to noise.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; Brazil; limitation of exposure; hearing loss; noise level
Descriptors (secondary) sound intensity; legal aspects; safety guides; vibration; physiology of hearing; sound frequency
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Noise
Hearing protection