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Document ID (ISN)106582
CIS number 07-685
ISSN - Serial title SST - Santé et Sécurité au Travail
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ben Laiba M.
Title Noise and vibration: Impacts and prevention strategies
Original title Bruit et vibrations: impacts et stratégies de prévention [in French]
Bibliographic information July 2006, No.38, p.2-36. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Proceedings of a conference on protection against noise and vibration at the place of work held in Tunis, Tunisia, from 23 to 25 May 2006. Topics addressed: efforts undertaken by Tunisia; commitment of the ILO with respect to occupational safety and health; physical and standardization aspects of injury-causing noise; approach for the diagnosis of deafness caused by occupational factors; health effects of noise exposure; viewpoint of the Tunisian national occupational safety and health institution; compensation of occupational diseases caused by vibration in Tunisia; medical supervision of workers exposed to noise.
Descriptors (primary) noise and vibration control; Tunisia; health hazards; vibration; noise
Descriptors (secondary) compensation of occupational diseases; responsibilities of employers; legal aspects; ILO; acoustics; audiometric tests; hearing loss; notification of occupational diseases; medical supervision; conference; comment on standard; diagnosis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceTunisia
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Vibration