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Document ID (ISN)103167
CIS number 04-203
ISBN(s) 3-89701-948-5
Year 2003
Convention or series no. Fb 978
Author(s) Probst W.
Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin
Title Noise emission data on selected machine types (woodworking machines, foundry machinery, beverage bottling machines and industrial sewing machines)
Original title Geräuschemissionswerte von ausgewählten Maschinengruppen - (Holzverarbeitung-, Gießerei-, Getränkeabfüll- und Industrienähmaschinen) [in German]
Bibliographic information Wirtschaftsverlag NW, Postfach 10 11 10, 27511 Bremerhaven, Germany, 2003. 156p. Illus. 41 ref. Price: EUR 14.50.
Abstract Various European directives and standards set stringent requirements with respect to noise emissions that machinery manufacturers and users need to satisfy. Manufacturers must minimize the risks to health resulting from the use of machinery and inform the users on levels of noise emissions. In this study, noise emission levels from four types of machines were examined: woodworking machines, beverage bottling machines, foundry machinery and industrial sewing machines. Technical measures adopted by enterprises for reducing noise emissions were also examined. The study shows that the trend towards reductions in noise emissions is slow and is only perceptible over a 10-year period.
Descriptors (primary) woodworking machines; noise level; foundries; bottling; sewing machines
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; Germany; comment on standard; noise level measurement; sound attenuation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations