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Document ID (ISN)60783
CIS number 93-1712
Year 1993
Convention or series no. HSE Specialist Inspector Reports No.36
Author(s) Bednall A.W.
Technology and Health Sciences Division
Title Noise from false twist texturing machines and its reduction by design and other measures
Bibliographic information HSE Information Centre, Broad Lane, Sheffield S3 7HQ, United Kingdom, 1993. ii, 28p. Illus. 18 ref.
Abstract This report summarises and reviews current knowledge on sources, intensity and control of noise emitted by false twist texturing machines. Contents: false twist texturing processes, machines and automation; data on noise levels on test beds and in the workplace; noise exposure of workers during various processes; machine noise sources; control measures (machine design, maintenance, enclosure, workplace design, machine segregation, noise refuges). Tables of noise levels for different machines are included.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; noise control; textile machines and processes; noise level
Descriptors (secondary) workplace design; twisting; texturing; safety by design; exposure evaluation; preventive maintenance; data sheet; acoustic enclosure
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) Noise