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Document ID (ISN)65724
CIS number 95-2238
ISSN - Serial title 0210-6612 - Salud y trabajo
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gómez-Cano Hernández M.
Title Ergonomic aspects of noise
Original title Aspectos ergonómicos del ruido [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 1994, No.102, p.33-41. 9 ref.
Abstract This article analyzes the consequences of noise exposure from an ergonomic point of view, with emphasis on its extra-auditory effects. In addition to hearing loss, the consequences described are the following: disorders of the digestive, respiratory, cardiovascular, and central and autonomous nervous systems, and of the visual and vestibular functions; annoyance and distraction due to noise and distractions; speech interference; behavioural effects; psychosocial effects. Acceptable noise levels, including speech interference levels, as well as relevant directives of the European Union and ISO and UNE standards are surveyed. Tables are included.
Descriptors (primary) ergonomic evaluation; noise
Descriptors (secondary) noise level; speech interference; speech interference level; hearing loss; comment on standard; psychological effects; extra-auditory effects; biological effects; comment on directive; neuropsychic effects
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