|Document ID (ISN)||110599|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
|Convention or series no.
||And the band played on
||Aug. 2010, Vol.28, No.8, p.39-40. Illus. 2 ref.
||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.
||United Kingdom; hearing loss; musculoskeletal diseases; hazard evaluation; limitation of exposure; musicians
||exposure evaluation; noise control; safety and health training
||D - Periodical articles
|Broad subject area(s)
||Industries and occupations
||Diseases of the musculoskeletal system