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Document ID (ISN)45709
CIS number 86-366
ISSN - Serial title 0032-6291 - PracovnÝ lÚkařstvÝ
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kvasnička B.
Title Risk of hearing damage in the shoe industry
Original title Riziko poškozenÝ sluchu v obuvnickÚm průmyslu [in Czech]
Bibliographic information 1984, Vol.36, No.2, p.56-60. Illus. 15 ref.
Abstract Noise spectra were obtained for mechanical and hydraulic cutting machines. Mechanical cutters were noisier. Levels of noise emitted by the mechanical cutters varied by 10dB, depending on the material being cut. Audiometric data were collected for 557 workers at 10 workstations and the percentages of male and female workers with normal hearing, hearing loss, and perceptual hypacusis were tabulated with age and seniority data.
Descriptors (primary) press-type cutting machines; noise; shoe industry; hearing loss; shearing and cutting
Descriptors (secondary) age-linked differences; audiometric tests; length of exposure; sex-linked differences
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Footwear, leather and fur industry