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Document ID (ISN)66341
CIS number 96-1027
Year 1995
Convention or series no. HSE Foundries Information Sheet No.1 HSE Foundries Information Sheet No.6
Health and Safety Executive
Title Hazards associated with foundry processes - Noise hazards: Foundry moulding machines; Fettling
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1995. 4p. Illus. 11 ref.
Abstract These two information sheets provide guidance on compliance with the Noise at Work Regulations 1989 (see CIS 90-21) as they apply to foundry moulding machines and fettling. Contents: noise hazards on moulding machines and noise reduction methods (silencers, fitting of rotary instead of piston-type vibrators, enclosures, hearing protection); other noise sources; noise levels during fettling; hierarchy of noise reduction methods (elimination, engineering controls, hearing protection).
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; foundries; noise control
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; noise level; moulding; safety and health engineering; safety by design; fettling; data sheet; safety guides; 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) Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations