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Document ID (ISN)67724
CIS number 96-1876
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 1996
Convention or series no. INRS ED 60
Author(s) Guillemin C., Burgert J.C., Koninck A., Robin C., Barbara J.J.
Title Noise reduction in the textile industry
Original title L'insonorisation dans l'industrie textile [in French]
Bibliographic information Sep. 1996, No.552, p.69-72. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract Main contents of this safety data sheet on noise reduction in the textile industry: regulations applicable in France; duties of employers (control of noise exposure, collective and personal protection); duties of manufacturers (design and construction of machines that emit as little noise as possible, information of purchasers through the users' manual); duties of contractors; noise levels in the textile industry (concepts of sound field and received noise dose; noise levels by workplace); possible actions (predictive acoustics, acoustic treatment of premises, noise reduction at source, antivibration devices, installation or reinstallation of machines, enclosure of the noise source, individual isolation). Conclusions: limitations of the effectiveness of preventive action, personal protection, workers' information.
Descriptors (primary) France; noise; textile industry; noise control; sound attenuation; textile machines and processes
Descriptors (secondary) noise level; limitation of exposure; sound absorption; data sheet; acoustic enclosure; design of equipment; sound shielding
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Textile and clothing industries
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise