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Document ID (ISN)110599
CIS number 10-0235
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hansford R.
Title And the band played on
Bibliographic information Aug. 2010, Vol.28, No.8, p.39-40. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract The BBC employs 450 instrumentalists and singers, together with a large pool of freelance musicians who are engaged on specific projects. Performing musicians are exposed to various occupational hazards, particularly to the risks of noise-induced hearing loss and musculoskeletal disorders. This article describes the occupational safety and health efforts of the BBC to evaluate and limit exposure to occupational hazards and to provide training and information to the musicians.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; hearing loss; musculoskeletal diseases; hazard evaluation; limitation of exposure; musicians
Descriptors (secondary) exposure evaluation; noise control; safety and health training
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the musculoskeletal system
Exposure evaluation
OSH training
Hearing protection