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Document ID (ISN)19913
CIS number 72-2076
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1971
Convention or series no.
Direction générale du travail et de l'emploi, sous-direction de l'hygiène et de la sécurité du travail, 2e bureau
Title Circular T.E. 34/71 of 26 November 1971 concerning the protection of workers from the harmful effects of noise
Original title Circulaire T.E. 34/71 du 26 novembre 1971 concernant la protection des travailleurs contre les effets nuisibles des bruits [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd quarter 1972, No.67, Note No.793-67-72, p.205-215.
Abstract Technical commentary on French Decree No. 69-348 of 12 April 1969. Individual sections are devoted to: noise characteristics; measurement and analysis of noise and its effects on hearing (noise level measurement, noise level contours, audiometry); noise control measures (group and personal protection, medical supervision). Appendices contain: the recommendations of the Technical Noise-Study Committee of the French Ministry of Public Health indicating acceptable levels of industrial noise, noise danger limits, and worker audiometry. The circular was published in "Journal officiel de la République française" of 25 January 1972.
Descriptors (primary) France; noise; noise measurement; noise control; hearing disorders
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; hearing damage risk criteria; legislation; audiometric tests; comment on law; directive; medical supervision
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage