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Document ID (ISN)70221
CIS number 97-2035
ISBN(s) 91-88530-19-1
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Elvhammar H.
Title The quiet workplace. Handbook for the acoustic design of industrial workplaces
Original title Det tysta jobbet. Handbok f÷r ljudprojektering av industriarbetsplatser [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbetsmilj÷fonden, Box 1122, 111 81 Stockholm, Sweden, 1994. 120p. Illus.
Abstract Taking the generation and propagation of noise into account when planning every investment, change of equipment, reparation or renovation as well as changes of premises and routines will enable an enterprise to reduce noise levels in a few years at no or little additional cost. Proper acoustic design in the construction of new buildings will also give very good results at no additional cost. All parties involved in the design of workplaces must participate in noise reduction planning since this involves all technical personnel (architects, construction workers, consultants, machine designers, purchasers etc.). Effective cooperation is the key to success. It is also important for workers to be consulted. This handbook also provides technical information such as how to calculate the noise doses in planned premises, determine the effects of different noise-reduction measures and choose products.
Descriptors (primary) noise; safety planning; noise control; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) Sweden; noise and vibration measurement; vibration damping; sound absorption
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Safety programmes