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Document ID (ISN)39324
CIS number 83-376
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Urbanus J.H.
Title Hearing damage in instructors of an agricultural vocational training school; audiometric survey
Original title Gehoorbeschadiging bij instructeurs van een landbouwpraktijkschool; een audiometrisch onderzoek [in Dutch]
Bibliographic information Vakgroep Gezondheidsleer, Landbouwhogeschool, Gen. Foulkesweg 43, 6703 BM Wageningen, Netherlands, July 1981. 70p. Illus. 40 ref.
Abstract 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).
Descriptors (primary) noise; agricultural equipment; audiometric tests; educational institutions; hearing loss
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; hearing damage risk criteria; Netherlands; tractors; noise measurement; limitation of exposure; occupational health survey; physiology of hearing; tractor attachments
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
Teaching and educational institutions
Noise