|Document ID (ISN)||56641|
||0-660-13566-3 (Eng); 0-660-92965-1 (fr)
|Convention or series no.
||Ultrasound exposure in the workplace
||L'exposition aux ultrasons en milieu de travail [in French]|
||Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 250 Main Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H6, Canada, 1990. 12p. Illus. 13 ref.
||This general introduction to high frequency sounds defines the phenomenon and explains the units of measurement. Common occupational sources of exposure are given with their corresponding typical frequency levels (in kilohertz) and output power (in watts). The health effects of ultrasound exposure and methods of control are also included. Various international exposure limits are provided in a chart.
||Canada; health hazards; acoustics; ultrasound
||data sheet; limitation of exposure
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Canada|
||Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)