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Document ID (ISN)62766
CIS number 94-1399
Year 1990
Convention or series no. ISO 4869-1
Title Acoustics - Hearing protectors. Part 1: Subjective method for the measurement of sound attenuation
Original title Acoustique - Protecteurs individuels contre le bruit. Partie 1: Méthode subjective de mesurage de l'affaiblissement acoustique [in French]
Bibliographic information International Organization for Standardization, Case Postale 56, 1211 Genève 20, Switzerland, 2nd ed., 1990. ii, 7p. 7 ref.
Abstract This international standard cancels and replaces ISO 4869:1981 (abstracted under CIS 82-378). Standard references and definitions are listed along with specifications for a subjective method for measuring sound attenuation of hearing protectors at the threshold of hearing: test signals; test site; test equipment; test subjects; test procedure; application force; reporting of data. Annex A: uncertainty of sound attenuation measurements.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; sound attenuation; noise; ISO
Descriptors (secondary) subjective assessment; standard; description of technique
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceISO
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection