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Document ID (ISN)108118
CIS number 08-530
Year 2007
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2007-176
Title Have you heard? Hearing loss caused by farm noise is preventable: Young farmers' guide for selecting and using hearing protection
Bibliographic information Publications Dissemination, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-2001, USA, Sep. 2007. 2p. Illus.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract Aimed at farmers aged below 35 years and their families, this leaflet presents an overview the variety of hearing protectors available and when and how to use them. Contents: fitting formable plugs; fitting pre-moulded plugs; fitting canal caps; tips on using hearing protection; buying hearing protection; common noise levels. See also CIS 08-529.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; USA; young persons; agriculture; hearing loss
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; public OSH institutions; selection of equipment; data sheet; earplugs; length of exposure; limitation of exposure
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Hearing protection