|Document ID (ISN)||111831|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1635-5075 - PrÚvention BTP
|Convention or series no.
||Noise nuisance - Spare your ears
||Nuisances sonores - Epargnez vos oreilles! [in French]|
||Apr. 2011, No.140, p.46-48. Illus.
||In France, occupational hearing loss is ranked fourth in terms of occupational disease frequency in the construction sector, after MSDs. The construction sector is the most affected, after metalworking industries. This article summarizes the main hazards due to exposure to noise at the place of work (hearing loss, irritability, cardiovascular disorders, sleep disorders), together with the appropriate prevention measures (selection of low-noise equipment, limitation of exposure, supply of personal protective equipment, information and training of employees).
||hearing loss; noise control; hearing protection; construction industry
||cardiovascular diseases; sleep disturbances; mental health; selection of equipment; information of personnel; limitation of exposure
||D - Periodical articles
Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Construction industry and civil engineering