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Document ID (ISN)35229
CIS number 81-387
ISSN - Serial title 0081-928X - Sumitomo Bulletin of Industrial Health
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Nakamura K., Komoike Y., Horiguchi S.
Title Audiogram in glass workers
Bibliographic information 1 Apr. 1980, No.16, p.19-28. 6 ref.
Abstract Annual audiometric examinations over 10 years in male workers exposed to noise in 4 glass factories revealed a C5 dip in many workers irrespective of their age. Older workers generally had hearing loss regardless of the length of exposure. A helmet with 2 earplugs hanging from the visor was designed. The main point of the design is that the hanging earplugs would annoy the worker if they were not worn.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; glass industry; hearing loss; noise
Descriptors (secondary) audiometric tests; earplugs
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Glass, pottery and related materials
Noise
Hearing protection