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Document ID (ISN)104900
CIS number 06-414
ISSN - Serial title 1608-4144 - Magazine - European Agency for Safety and Health at Work / Agence européenne pour la sécurité et la santé au travail
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Konkolewsky H.H., et al.
Title Noise at work
Original title Le bruit sur le lieu de travail [in French]
El ruido en el medio laboral. [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 2005, No.8, p.1-31 (whole issue). Illus. 66 ref.
Internet access [in English] [in Spanish] [in French] [in German]
Abstract This special issue on noise was published to coincide with the European Week for Safety and Health at Work 2005. It provides an overview of some of the work being done in Europe to protect workers' hearing and highlights the need to bring into force laws, regulations and administrative provisions to comply with Directive 2003/10/EC (see CIS 06-253) on the minimum health and safety requirements regarding the exposure of workers to noise. Contents: comment on Directive 2003/10/EC; HSE initiatives to reduce workplace noise in the United Kingdom; Italian good practice manual on workplace noise control; stepwise approach to controlling noise at work; acoustics in indoor workplaces; acoustic measures in sheltered workshops for handicapped workers; effects of noise on classical musicians; noise reduction in offices; speech intelligibility when wearing hearing protectors.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; noise control; European Union
Descriptors (secondary) United Kingdom; legal aspects; Italy; acoustics; comment on directive; hearing loss; musicians; handicapped workers; speech intelligibility; noise reverberation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection