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Document ID (ISN)75793
CIS number 00-1734
Year 1998
Convention or series no. NTP 503-1998
Author(s) Hernández Calleja A.
Title Acoustic comfort: Noise in offices
Original title Confort acústico: el ruido en oficinas [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, Ediciones y Publicaciones, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 1998. 6p. Illus. 10 ref.
Abstract This information note describes the two steps of the analysis for an office noise discomfort assessment. Firstly, the noise sources have to be identified (external noise, noise from the building or the office equipment, noise from persons); secondly the acoustic comfort has to be assessed (sound level, interference with conversations, noise reverberation).
Descriptors (primary) Spain; noise level; comfort criteria; offices; noise control; acoustics
Descriptors (secondary) masking effect; background noise; sound rating number; data sheet; noise measurement; speech intelligibility; noise reverberation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Office work
Noise