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Document ID (ISN)38755
CIS number 82-2011
Year 1982
Convention or series no. Arbeidsinspectie P 138
Author(s)
Labour Inspectorate (Arbeidsinspectie)
Title Hearing protection
Original title Gehoorbescherming [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Directoraat-Generaal van de Arbeid, Postbus 69, 2270 MA Voorburg, Netherlands, May 1982. 18p. Illus. Price: Glds.0.50.
Abstract Contents of this data sheet: hearing level and noise exposure; hearing loss due to exposure to high noise levels; hearing conservation programme; review of hearing protectors (anatomy of ear, earplugs of various types and materials, muff-type protectors, acoustic helmets); noise attenuation afforded by these protectors (calculation of attenuation in dB, estimation); choice of hearing protectors (criteria of comfort, hygiene and durability); requirements to be met by hearing protectors (attenuation; characteristics of earplugs and earmuffs); information to be provided by suppliers of protectors; practical aspects for the introduction of hearing protection (persuasion of noise-exposed workers, effects of irregular wearing of protectors, etc.); audiometric tests; extracts from relevant Netherlands regulations.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; Netherlands; sound attenuation; hearing loss; noise
Descriptors (secondary) earplugs; earmuffs; acoustic helmets; legislation; ear; data sheet; hearing conservation; audiometric tests; mathematical analysis
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Noise
Hearing protection