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Document ID (ISN)101084
CIS number 03-386
ISSN - Serial title 0788-4877 - African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Monyo R.A., Starck J., Mayaka A.N., Wambugu A., Makambaya S., Mulugeta S., Chowdhury A.R., Quainoo A.B., Lehtinen S.
Title Noise
Bibliographic information Apr. 1992, Vol.2, No.1, p.1-28 (whole issue). Illus. 42 ref.
Abstract This issue is primarily devoted to the theme of noise prevention in the workplace. Contents: noise as a universal problem; adoption of automation in the mechanical engineering sector in Kenya; case report of noise-induced hearing loss in Kenya; preventing noise hazards at Zimbabwean workplaces; survey of noise levels in the Ethiopian woodworking industry. Other topics: improving working conditions in developing countries; occupational safety and health in Ghana; occupational cancer in developing countries; international symposium on occupational health practices held in Tanzania.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; Africa; developing countries; noise; ILO
Descriptors (secondary) machinery industry; automation; Zimbabwe; cancer; Kenya; case study; hearing loss; Ghana
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceEthiopia; Finland; Ghana; ILO; India; Kenya; Tanzania, United Republic of; Zimbabwe
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
OSH in developing countries