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Document ID (ISN)19906
CIS number 72-2301
ISSN - Serial title Revue de la sécurité
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lebrun M.
Title Noise control in a zip-fastener-chain production plant
Original title Lutte contre le bruit dans un atelier de machines à fabriquer la chaîne de fermeture à glissière [in French]
Bibliographic information Apr. 1972, Vol.8, No.79, p.7-23. Illus.
Abstract Results of noise control tests in a French zip-fastener plant. Noise level measurements on various machines and in various premises revealed maxima of 103dB. Audiometry of 30 or so workers of both sexes allowed tabulation of threshold shifts in frequency bands between 63 and 8000Hz. Trials with hearing protection equipment (muffs, earplugs, glass fibre wadding) were carried out but it was finally decided to control machine noise at source and trials were made with machine enclosures which produced an average noise-level reduction of 14dB on 12 machines.
Descriptors (primary) noise; hardware industry; noise control
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; noise level; acoustic enclosure; sound isolation; hearing loss
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry