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Document ID (ISN)105220
CIS number 06-698
ISBN(s) 92-9191-167-4
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Title Reducing the risks from occupational noise
Bibliographic information European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, Gran Vía 33, 48009 Bilbao, Spain, 2005. 85p. Illus. 46 ref. Index. Price: EUR 15.00.
Internet access http://osha.eu.int/publications/reports/6805535/full_publication_en.pdf [in English]
Abstract This report provides an overview of noise control methods based on European noise control policy as formulated in the relevant directives and international standards. Contents: scope of the noise problem; effects of noise (hearing disorders, work-related stress, cause of accidents); European occupational noise policy; management of noise (noise reduction, personal protection); examples of workplace interventions. Includes lists of relevant European directives and standards.
Descriptors (primary) European Union; noise control; hearing loss
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; case study; report; noise level; construction sites; educational institutions; safety by design; stress factors; causes of accidents; high-risk groups; comment on directive; comment on standard; information of personnel; musicians
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage