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Document ID (ISN)109078
CIS number 09-177
ISSN - Serial title Benefit
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hübscher G., Schibig D., Heiniger C., Arnold B., Mathis H., Repond M.C., Gendre N., Rüdin T.
Title Noise
Original title Lärm [in German]
Rumore [in Italian]
Bruit [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep. 2008, No.3, p.1-23 (whole issue). Illus.
Internet access [in German] [in Italian] [in French]
Abstract Topics addressed in this issue on noise hazards in occupational settings: tinnitus; noise exposure among professional musicians; hearing protection; "mosquito" high-pitched sound system to disperse teenagers from sensitive areas such as building sites; protection against noise among airport field operators. Other topics: revision to the accident insurance law in Switzerland; accident insurance premiums in Switzerland in 2009; case of a fatal fall from a scaffolding; case of reemployment of a worker after an accident having required the amputation of a leg.
Descriptors (primary) noise; tinnitus; role of insurance institutions; noise control; safe working methods; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; Switzerland; legal aspects; case study; ultrasound; airports; employment and reemployment; hearing loss; musicians; fatalities; young persons; handicapped workers; falls from heights; scaffolds
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage