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Document ID (ISN)63096
CIS number 94-1469
ISBN(s) 91-7930-154-1
Year 1992
Convention or series no. AFS 1992:10
Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen (National Board of Occupational Safety and Health)
Title Noise [Sweden]
Original title Buller [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Publikationsservice, Box 1300, 171 25 Solna, Sweden, 1992. 23p. 7 ref.
Abstract This directive replaces AFS 1986:15 (CIS 87-46). It covers: general workplace provisions concerning noise (work should be organized in such a way that noise exposure is minimized); technical measures (noise control at the design stage, and during the installation and operation of machinery); work premises; noise measurement; audiometric tests; wearing of hearing protectors. In annex: noise exposure limit values (85dB equivalent level for 8h; 115dB maximum; 140dB for peaks of impulse noise); definitions; detailed commentary.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; Sweden; hearing conservation; noise control; noise
Descriptors (secondary) noise measurement; audiometric tests; comment on directive; directive
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection