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Document ID (ISN)60216
CIS number 93-1003
ISSN - Serial title 0210-6612 - Salud y trabajo
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Castella López J.L.
Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo
Title Legislation on the protection of workers against noise
Original title La normativa para la protección de los trabajadores frente al ruido [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 1990, No.77, p.25-37.
Abstract Survey of Spanish legislation (including standards) concerning the protection of workers against noise. Special attention is paid to Royal Decree No.1316/89 (see CIS 90-720). Legislation is discussed under the headings of: basic standards and thematic structure; sale of "noisy" machinery; evaluation and control of noise in the working environment; surveillance of the hearing of workers exposed to noise; hearing protection; registries of environmental and medical data and information and consultation with workers and their representatives. In addition to references to Spanish legislation, there are also references to EEC Directives and CEN and ISO Standards.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; legislation; noise control; Spain
Descriptors (secondary) European Communities; ISO; comment on standard; medical supervision; comment on law; noise measurement
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection