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Document ID (ISN)69590
CIS number 97-1199
ISBN(s) 3-89429-956-8
Year 1996
Convention or series no. Fa 34
Author(s) Deurer W., et al.
Title Improvement of working conditions, safety and health in monumental masonry using masons restoring cathedrals as examples
Original title Verbesserung der Arbeitsbedingungen sowie des Arbeits- und Gesundheitsschutzes für Steinmetzbetriebe am Beispiel einer Dombauhütte [in German]
Bibliographic information Wirtschaftsverlag NW, Postfach 101110, 27511 Bremerhaven, Germany, 1996. 231p. Illus. 125 ref. Price: DM 38.50.
Abstract The dust and noise levels as well as the work postures of monumental masons were determined on several workplaces in Germany. In addition, the air temperatures, humidity and illumination levels were measured. Optimized designs of the workplace and illumination are illustrated. Measures to reduce dust and noise exposure are described in detail.
Descriptors (primary) air temperature; humidity; dust control; lighting; thermal environment; stone dressing; illumination design; noise control; construction industry; workplace design
Descriptors (secondary) microclimate; design of equipment
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Ergonomics
Heat and cold
Construction industry and civil engineering
Noise
Lighting and colour