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Document ID (ISN)112378
CIS number 12-0275
Year 2010
Convention or series no. Guía Técnica 01
Title Guide to the selection and testing of hearing protectors
Original title Guía para la selección y control de protectores auditivos [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto de Salud Pública de Chile, Departamento Salud Ocupacional y Contaminación Ambiental, av. Marathon 1000, Ñuñoa, Santiago 7780050, Chile, 2010, 27p. Illus.
Internet access Guía_para_la_selección_y_control_(01)_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in Spanish]
Abstract Contents of this guide to the selection and testing of hearing protection: introduction; objective; terminology; selection of hearing protectors; purchase of hearing protectors; reception and supply of hearing protectors; training; substitution: Appendices include: flowchart of factors to be considered in the selection of hearing protectors; examples of calculations of the sound attenuation factor; example of a checklist the selection of noise protectors.
Descriptors (primary) equipment testing; selection of equipment; hearing protection; supply of personal protective equipment; description of equipment
Descriptors (secondary) Chile; sound attenuation; safety guides; check lists; public OSH institutions
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceChile
Subject(s) Personal protection
Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Personal protection
Noise