|Document ID (ISN)||38755|
|Convention or series no.
||Arbeidsinspectie P 138
Labour Inspectorate (Arbeidsinspectie)
||Gehoorbescherming [in Dutch]|
||Directoraat-Generaal van de Arbeid, Postbus 69, 2270 MA Voorburg, Netherlands, May 1982. 18p. Illus. Price: Glds.0.50.
||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.
||hearing protection; Netherlands; sound attenuation; hearing loss; noise
||earplugs; earmuffs; acoustic helmets; legislation; ear; data sheet; hearing conservation; audiometric tests; mathematical analysis
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Broad subject area(s)
||Diseases of the ear and hearing damage