|Document ID (ISN)||39324|
|Convention or series no.
||Hearing damage in instructors of an agricultural vocational training school; audiometric survey
||Gehoorbeschadiging bij instructeurs van een landbouwpraktijkschool; een audiometrisch onderzoek [in Dutch]|
||Vakgroep Gezondheidsleer, Landbouwhogeschool, Gen. Foulkesweg 43, 6703 BM Wageningen, Netherlands, July 1981. 70p. Illus. 40 ref.
||Contents of this essay: preparation of the survey; general aspects of occupational-noise-induced hearing loss; hearing and noise at work (physiology of hearing, hearing disorders, presbycusis, temporary and permanent threshold shifts, exposure limits, extra-auditory effects, hearing protection); industrial audiometry (anamnesis and location of the impairment, types of audiogram, screening audiometry and comparison with other methods; the social handicap; periodicity of audiometric tests); survey of noise-induced hearing loss in agricultural machinery instructors (the instructors' tasks; noise measurements on tractors and tractor attachments; description and results of the audiometric tests); discussion and recommendations (choice of low-noise equipment, sound-insulated instructors' booths, organisational measures of exposure limitation).
||noise; agricultural equipment; audiometric tests; educational institutions; hearing loss
||hearing protection; hearing damage risk criteria; Netherlands; tractors; noise measurement; limitation of exposure; occupational health survey; physiology of hearing; tractor attachments
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)
||Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Teaching and educational institutions