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Document ID (ISN)35395
CIS number 81-674
ISBN(s) 3-88314-098-8
Year 1980
Convention or series no. Fb 231
Author(s) Veit I.
Title Effects of ultrasound on hearing - Roundup of the state of the art
Original title Wirkung von Ultraschall auf das Geh÷r - Bestandsaufnahme [in German]
Bibliographic information Bundesanstalt fŘr Arbeitsschutz und Unfallforschung, Postfach 17 02 02, 4600 Dortmund 17, Federal Republic of Germany, 1980. 61p. Illus. 110 ref. Price: DM.14.50.
Abstract Roundup consisting of a literature survey, a review of workplaces where there are high levels of exposure to ultrasound, and considerations on the necessity to draft regulations for permissible exposure levels to ultrasound. Introduction: brief roundup of present knowledge; theoretical principles to be considered. Analysis by data processing does not appear to give conclusive results on the question of possible hearing damage due to ultrasound, so it is too soon to draft a directive on this subject. The report ends with a list of required preliminary research projects.
Descriptors (primary) ultrasound; hazard evaluation; permissible levels; hearing disorders
Descriptors (secondary) report; round-up; standardization; Germany (Federal Republic of)
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Noise
Occupational exposure limits
Risk evaluation