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Document ID (ISN)52240
CIS number 89-1364
Year 1989
Convention or series no. CSST 147 SUVA SBA 147
Author(s) Schmuckli F.
Title Personal hearing protection equipment
Original title Der pers÷nliche Geh÷rschutz [in German]
La protezione individuale dell'udito [in Italian]
La protection individuelle de l'ou´e [in French]
Bibliographic information SUVA, Postfach, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, Mar. 1989. 51p. Illus. 17 ref.
Abstract Users' guide intended for workers and employers. Aspects covered: definition of noise hazardous to hearing; effects of acoustic load on the hearing organ; evaluation of different types of hearing protection equipment, their acoustic isolation, the length of time they can be used, the upper acoustic level the worker is protected against; requirements for the understanding of communication and signs; legal aspects of the use of hearing protection in Switzerland.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; noise; Switzerland
Descriptors (secondary) earmuffs; directive; legislation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection