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Document ID (ISN)47502
CIS number 87-46
ISBN(s) 91-7930-015-4
Year 1986
Convention or series no. AFS 1986:15
Title Noise [Sweden]
Original title Buller [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information LiberDistribution, 162 89 Stockholm, Sweden, 20 Aug. 1986. 22p.
Abstract Contents of these regulations (effective: 1 Jan. 1987): general noise protection rules (work should be organised with a view to limiting exposure to noise); technical measures (noise control at the design stage and when machinery and equipment are installed and maintained); work premises (which should be designed and arranged so as to ensure that exposure to noise is as low as possible); noise measurements; audiometric tests; wearing of hearing protectors in all cases where exposure exceeds the limit values. Annexes: noise exposure limit values (85dB equivalent level for 8h; 115dB maximum level; 140dB for peaks of impulse noise); definitions; detailed commentaries.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; Sweden; hearing conservation; noise control; noise
Descriptors (secondary) health engineering; replaced; audiometric tests; comment on directive; directive
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection