|Document ID (ISN)||78082|
|Convention or series no.
||Goelzer B., Hansen C.H., Sehrndt G.A.
Bundesanstalt fŘr Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin
||Occupational exposure to noise: Evaluation, prevention and control
||Wirtschaftsverlag NW, Postfach 10 11 10, 27511 Bremerhaven, Germany, 2001. 336p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. CD-ROM readable on an HTML browser.
||This publication is intended for occupational hygienists and safety and health personnel. It provides an overview of the evaluation, prevention and control of exposure to noise at the workplace, with a view to protecting workers against the risk of noise-induced hearing loss. Contents include: fundamentals of acoustics; anatomy and physiology of the ear and hearing; ear pathologies; exposure criteria and occupational exposure levels; noise sources; sound measuring instruments; approaches for conducting noise survey; audiometry; hazard prevention and control programmes; design aspects of noise control; personal protection; training; work practices; medical supervision; international standards.
||occupational hygiene; noise control; plant health organization
||hearing protection; report; Germany; WHO; noise; audiometric tests; hearing loss; exposure evaluation; noise dosimetry; safe working methods; noise level measurement; acoustics
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||Germany|
||Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational health services