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Document ID (ISN)55894
CIS number 91-999
ISBN(s) 0-11-885550-6
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Rubber Industry Advisory Committee
Title Noise control in the rubber industry
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1990. 40p. Illus. 63 ref. Price: GBP 8.50.
Abstract Contents of this safety guide: noise and the human ear and hearing loss; noise measurements; legislation and limits; noise levels found in the rubber industry; outline strategy for noise control; identification of sources of noise; principles and basic techniques of noise reduction; noise reduction at source for new and existing machines; noise reduction in the paths from source to receiver; a checklist for noise control in the rubber industry; noise control case studies. Appendices include: main requirements of the Noise at Work Regulations 1989; some definitions relevant to noise measurement and control; a noise checklist for new machinery; factory noise questionnaire.
Descriptors (primary) rubber industry; noise control; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) vibration control; legal aspects; case study; noise level; insulating materials; safety by design; sound absorption; acoustic enclosure; noise measurement; comment on law; data sheet; hearing loss
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Rubber industry