ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Français | Español

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)28392
CIS number 77-1893
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Leblond H., Danière P., André G.
Title Noise in auto screw machining shops
Original title Le bruit dans les ateliers de décolletage. [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd quarter 1977, No.88, Note No.1067-88-77, p.303-313. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract Noise levels in auto screw machining shops, which often greatly exceed 95dBA, are chiefly due to noise from bar-feed tubes and automatic lathes, to the congestion and size of the premises and the acoustic conditions. The results of surveys in 7 shops are given, showing sound pressure levels measured and suggesting noise control possibilities by taking action to modify the above factors. This in-plant investigation was supplemented by a study of the efficacy of various methods for reducing noise in simulated conditions.
Descriptors (primary) noise; metalworking industry; lathes (metalworking)
Descriptors (secondary) noise control; noise level measurement; exposure evaluation
Document type -
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry
Noise