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Document ID (ISN)105735
CIS number 06-1204
Year 2005
Convention or series no. Facts 58
Title Noise reduction and control
Original title Réduction et contrôle du bruit [in French]
ES/Reducción y control del ruido [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, Gran Vía, 33, 48009 Bilbao, Spain, 2005. 2p. Illus. 1 ref.
Internet access http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/58/fact58_en.pdf [in English]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/58/fact58_fr.pdf [in French]
http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/58/fact58_es.pdf [in Spanish]
Abstract Eliminating or reducing excessive noise at work is not simply a legal responsibility for employers; it is also in an organisation's commercial interests. This fact sheet outlines the main steps that should be taken to reduce and control noise at work (elimination of the noise source, control of noise at the source, collective control measures, supply of personal protective equipment, information and training of personnel, monitoring, workers' participation). It is also available in Czech, Danish, French, German, Spanish, Estonian, Greek, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Slovenian, Slovak, Finnish and Swedish (see http://agency.osha.eu.int/publications/factsheets/).
Descriptors (primary) European Union; noise control; noise
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; workplace monitoring; sound absorption; information of personnel; noise level measurement; data sheet; workers' participation; hazard evaluation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceEuropean Union
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Workers' participation