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Document ID (ISN)41156
CIS number 84-225
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lataye R., Damongeot A., Lievin D., Englert M.
Title Effectiveness and comfort of personal hearing protectors
Original title EfficacitÚ et confort des protecteurs individuels contre le bruit [in French]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1983, No.10, p.551-577. Illus.
Abstract Test results on 151 ear protectors commercially available in France. Ear protectors are divided into 3 categories according to the comfort and protection they afford (noise attenuation given in dB(A) for a typical industrial environment). Given for each protector are: model name, suppliers, noise reduction curve, overall attenuation, comfort level, mechanical characteristics, price, remarks. Criteria are provided for the choice of ear protectors as a function of use.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; sound attenuation; comfort criteria; earmuffs; earplugs
Descriptors (secondary) evaluation of equipment; protection criteria; personal protective equipment; comfort assessment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection