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Document ID (ISN)18835
CIS number 73-1194
ISSN - Serial title Arbeitsschutz
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Von Lüpke A., Ickenroth K.H.
Title Audiometric examination of noise-exposed workers
Original title Audiometrische Untersuchungen an Lärmarbeitern [in German]
Bibliographic information Oct.-Nov. 1972, No.10-11, p.361-364. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract In a practical experiment with the exposure test laid down by the directive of the Association of German Engineers, VDI 2058, page 2 (see CIS 71-1150), a study was made of persons employed in noisy premises. Details are given of the examinations carried out and of their results together with information on the difficulties encountered (need for a quiet examination room, small number of persons meeting the necessary criteria, length of time required). It is concluded that audiometric testing can be carried out during working hours but that the selection criteria for the detailed medical examination should be modified to ensure that the examining physician is not overwhelmed.
Descriptors (primary) noise; audiology; audiometric tests; hearing conservation; biological hazards
Descriptors (secondary) harmful physical agents; Germany (Federal Republic of); hearing disorders; exposure tests; biological effects; medical supervision; exposure evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Biological hazards