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Document ID (ISN)38105
CIS number 82-1285
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Langlume-Bigret C.
Title Aircraft noise and its consequences for man, illustrated by a workplace study
Original title Le bruit en aéronautique et ses conséquences sur l'homme. Illustration par l'étude d'un poste de travail [in French]
Bibliographic information Université de Paris VII, Faculté de médecine Xavier Bichat, Paris, France, 1982. 150p. 50 ref.
Abstract MD thesis. General considerations on noise and hearing; review of studies on acoustics and noise-induced hearing damage. Noise in airports is examined in the light of a workplace study (employment on airport apron and runways). Statistics on hearing loss in airline employees in this occupation; group hearing protection (e.g. health engineering), personal protective equipment. Emphasis is laid on the large number of problems involved for the industrial physician to ensure adequate protection, in noisy environments, for individual employees and the population at large.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; noise; hearing conservation; hearing loss; air transport; airports
Descriptors (secondary) France; hearing disorders; diagnosis; deafness; statistical aspects; audiology; noise measurement; medical supervision; social aspects; thesis
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
Air transportation
Hearing protection