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Document ID (ISN)107093
CIS number 07-1166
ISSN - Serial title 1237-0843 - Asian-Pacific Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Haataja I.
Title Noise and vibration
Bibliographic information July 2006, Vol.13, No.2, p.31-51 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl. ref.
Internet access http://www.ttl.fi/NR/rdonlyres/AF130282-A0AB-4439-8E3C-AFF55CDEF59F/0/AsianPacific_Nwesletter22006.pdf [in English]
Abstract Special issue of the journal devoted mostly to noise and vibration problems in an occupational setting in the Asia-Pacific region. Articles cover: Noise-induced hearing loss and compliance with the hearing conservation programme in Malaysia (Ismail N.H., Elias A.); Communication and noise (Airo E.); Mechanization, vibration and the Indian workforce (Mandal B.B., Srivastava A.K.); Building a safety culture at workplaces for Vietnamese workers (Le V.T.); ICOH 2006 (a general report by Lehtinen S. and an overview on sessions dealing with noise by Starck J.); Bhopal revisited - the tragedy of lessons ignored (Rice A.); The Bhopal disaster in 1984 - working conditions and the role of trade unions (Eckerman I.); The Work Plan of the Global Network of WHO Collaborating Centres in Occupational Health (Lehtinen S.).
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; speech communication; major hazards; vibration; noise level
Descriptors (secondary) India; radio communications; entertainment services; Malaysia; Viet Nam; WHO; comment on standard; earphones; call centres; chemical plant; earmuffs; educational institutions; day-care centres; dysphonia
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Hearing protection
Vibration
Noise
Major hazards