|Document ID (ISN)||63050|
|Convention or series no.
||Personal hearing protection
||Der pers÷nliche Geh÷rschutz [in German]|
La protezione individuale dell'udito [in Italian]
La protection individuelle de l'ou´e [in French]
||Schweizerische Unfallversicherungsanstalt, Arbeitssicherheit, Postfach, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, Oct. 1993. 61p. Illus. 17 ref.
||This booklet describes noise, how it is measured and how its measurement is evaluated, effects of noise exposure, legal basis for the prevention of hearing loss due to noise exposure, different types of hearing protection, noise insulation (limit values in Switzerland; measures to be taken in view of the EC Directive); adoption of the new single number rating to be applied to hearing protective devices. A review of different hearing protection equipment is given. Acoustic communication in noisy surroundings is explained. Swiss regulations on the subject are reviewed. A chapter is devoted to the reluctance of workers to wear hearing protection equipment.
||hearing protection; Switzerland; training material; hearing loss; noise
||training manuals; safety guides; noise measurement
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Switzerland|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Diseases of the ear and hearing damage