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Document ID (ISN)54483
CIS number 90-1710
ISBN(s) 87-7534-342-8
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jensen J.G., Varming V.H.
Title Noise problems in slaughterhouses
Original title St°jproblemer i slagterier [in Danish]
Bibliographic information Arbejdstilsynet, Landskronagade 33-35, 2100 K°benhavn ě, Denmark, Apr. 1990. 45p. Illus. 23 ref. Price: DKK 150.00.
Abstract This report was prepared in order to provide practical help and guidance concerning noise reducing measures in the slaughter-house industry. Contents: basic acoustic concepts; requirements by authorities (the Working Environment Act, veterinary provisions); noise reduction of machines; noise reduction in existing work premises; review of the different departments, machines and installations of a slaughter-house; transport installations; ventilation systems and refrigerating equipment; periodical hearing tests of the employees.
Descriptors (primary) Denmark; slaughtering; meat industry; sound absorption; noise control
Descriptors (secondary) refrigerating equipment; noise level; acoustics; machinery; safety guides; premises and workplaces; ventilation systems; audiology; in-plant transport
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Food, beverage and tobacco industries
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Food industry