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Document ID (ISN)111615
CIS number 11-0257
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Vaudoux D.
Title From olives to oil - How to be heard in oil mills
Original title De l'olive Ó l'huile - Se faire entendre dans les moulins [in French]
Bibliographic information Feb. 2011, No.714, p.45-47. Illus.
Internet access De_l'olive_Ó_l'huile.pdf [in French]
Abstract Production of olive oil is a seasonal and often secondary activity for olive growers. As a consequence, it is difficult to convey and enforce safety and health recommendations, particularly with respect to the most common hazard in oil mills, namely noise, which can easily exceed 100 dB. This article explains the work carried out in olive oil mills, the exposures encountered and the appropriate protective measures to be implemented, particularly against noise.
Descriptors (primary) France; noise level; olives; premises; vegetable oil industry
Descriptors (secondary) safety consciousness; hearing protection; earplugs; earmuffs; safe working methods
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Agriculture