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Document ID (ISN)106747
CIS number 07-696
ISBN(s) 92-9191-150-X
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schneider E., Paoli P., Brun E.
Title Noise in figures
Bibliographic information European Agency for Safety and Health at Work, Gran Vía 33, 48009 Bilbao, Spain, 2005. 116p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Internet access http://osha.europa.eu/publications/reports/6905723/full_publication_en.pdf [in English]
Abstract This report is part of a series of risk thematic reports dedicated to a specific risk, sector or group of workers. It sets out to describe the situation in Europe as regards exposure to noise at work, to identify groups at risk and to highlight trends and emerging issues of concern. These activities are part of a larger project aiming at the earlier identification of emerging trends and risks at work in order to assist in better targeting of resources and to enable more timely and effective interventions. Contents: exposure to noise at work; health effects; European Agency survey on risks related to noise; European Agency data collection methodology; legislation; conclusions.
Descriptors (primary) European Union; health hazards; exposure evaluation; noise
Descriptors (secondary) legal aspects; report; job-exposure relation; hearing loss; high-risk groups; statistical trends
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
Exposure evaluation