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Document ID (ISN)55885
CIS number 91-1031
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Parrot J., Petiot J.C., Lobreau J.P., Smolik H.J., Guilland J.C.
Title 3x8 shift-work - Simulation of start of shift by untrained subjects in a noisy atmosphere
Original title Prise de poste selon un horaire en 3 x 8 - Simulation en ambiance bruyante chez les sujets non adaptés [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 1990, No.138, Note No.1767-138-90, P.73-90. Illus. 61 ref.
Abstract The study was performed on 12 young men and 12 young women, with simulation of a 3 x 8 shift-work schedule. Their performance during a sorting task was clocked for 20min while they were simultaneously exposed to 105dB(A) continuous pink noise. Recovery from auditory fatigue (TTS2) was monitored at 4 and 6kHz for 90 minutes afterwards. The physiological strain indices observed were: heart rate, blood pressure, rectal temperature and free urinary cortisol. Conclusions are presented as well as information specific to women.
Descriptors (primary) noise; assessment of working capacity; perceptual-motor performance; shift work
Descriptors (secondary) body-core temperature; cardiovascular disorders; conditions of work; urine cytology; blood pressure; psychological tests; women; pulse rate
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Ergonomics and work organization
Broad subject area(s) Physiology, ergonomics
Browse category(ies) Noise