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Document ID (ISN)100386
CIS number 02-1173
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Practical guide to the selection of personal hearing protectors
Original title Guide pratique pour le choix des protecteurs individuels contre le bruit [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut de SantÚ et de SÚcuritÚ au Travail, Bd. M. Khaznadar 5, 1007 Tunis, Tunisia, no date. 4p. Illus.
Abstract Exposure to sound levels above 85dB presents a hazard to hearing. This leaflet offers practical guidance for choosing appropriate hearing protection (earplugs or earmuffs) according to whether the exposure to noise is continuous or intermittent. The concept of global attenuation is explained. The importance of wearing the personal noise protective device as long as possible is emphasized.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; training material; noise; Tunisia
Descriptors (secondary) sound absorption; safety guides; earmuffs; earplugs
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceTunisia
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Hearing protection