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Document ID (ISN)104927
CIS number 06-302
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Duignan K.
Title Action speaks louder
Bibliographic information June 2005, Vol.23, No.6, p.50-53. Illus. 12 ref.
Abstract This article reviews occupational voice disorders. It describes some of the causes of vocal strain, throat irritation, hoarseness and loss of voice including physical factors (background noise, smoke, low humidity, postural strain), workload and psychological factors (stress, interpersonal conflict). It identifies persons at risk, and examines the management of occupational voice hazards and economic and legal aspects.
Descriptors (primary) dysphonia; risk factors; occupation disease relation
Descriptors (secondary) noise; stress factors; work posture
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)