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Document ID (ISN)110307
CIS number 09-1358
ISSN - Serial title 1080-3548 - International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kotarbińska E., Canetto P.
Title Hearing protectors
Bibliographic information 2009, Vol.15, No.2, p.135-240 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Special issue on noise exposure and hearing protection. Contents: research needs; evaluation of the increased accident risk from workplace noise; German criteria for the selection of hearing protectors; reasons for not wearing hearing protectors; different methodologies of calculating noise exposure; measurement of effective noise exposure of workers wearing earmuffs; estimation of the variability of attenuation offered by earmuffs; individual fit testing of hearing protection devices; performance of hearing protectors with respect to European Directive 2002/10/EC; performance of various types of hearing protectors under high-level impulse noise.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; noise measurement; noise level
Descriptors (secondary) impulse noise; Germany; selection of equipment; reliability; comment on directive; exposure evaluation; earmuffs; noise dosimetry; research; sound attenuation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance; Poland
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection