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Document ID (ISN)55520
CIS number 91-427
Year 1990
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.90-120
Author(s) Suter A.H., Franks J.R.
Title A practical guide to effective hearing conservation programs in the workplace
Bibliographic information U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226-1998, USA, Sep. 1990. 56p. Illus.
Abstract Contents of this guide: value of a good hearing conservation programme; policy needs; noise exposure monitoring; engineering and administrative controls; audiometric evaluation; hearing protection devices; education and motivation; record keeping; programme evaluation. Appendices provide an OSHA noise standard compliance checklist, a programme evaluation checklist, and a list of available audio-visual materials concerning occupational noise and hearing conservation.
Descriptors (primary) health programmes; USA; training material; hearing conservation; noise control
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; training manuals; exposure evaluation; audiometric tests; noise level measurement; replaced; information of personnel; programme evaluation
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Workplace health promotion
OSH training