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Document ID (ISN)60277
CIS number 93-1005
ISSN - Serial title 0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Victoria Jumilla F., Viviente López E., Clemente Ibañez M., Cerrada Delgado M.C., Espinosa Lozano F.J., Sánchez Ferrero F., Monasterio Acha R., Serrano Castro M.B.
Title Noise and deafness
Original title El ruido - La sordera [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Apr.- June 1991, Vol.38, No.152, p.3-43. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Five articles on noise and its effects on hearing: (1) Response of the population to a survey on environmental noise in urban centres of Murcia. (2) Occupational hearing loss. (3) Effects of work in a noisy environment on hearing. (4) Industrial noise as an occupational pathology. (5) Pathology of noise. The articles cover topics such as: physical characteristics of noise and its potential to induce disorders, in particular occupational deafness; evaluation and control of noise in the working environment; protection of workers against noise; the importance of prevention; studies carried out in various Spanish enterprises. Tables are included.
Descriptors (primary) traumatic deafness; hearing loss; noise
Descriptors (secondary) Spain; work capacity; work aptitude; deafness; noise measurement; noise control; survey; personal protective equipment; statistics
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
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage