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Document ID (ISN)78859
CIS number 02-596
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Take care of your ears
Original title Cuide sus oídos [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguros, Departamento de gestión empresarial en salud ocupacional, San José, Costa Rica, no date. 14p. Illus.
Abstract Contents of this booklet on hearing protection: consequences of exposure to noise; control measures (monitoring, medical examinations, preventive measures); types of personal protective equipment (earplugs, earmuffs); taking proper care of reusable protective equipment; check list for hazard evaluation.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; noise; Costa Rica
Descriptors (secondary) hearing loss; hazard evaluation; earplugs; earmuffs; safety guides; safe working methods; medical examinations; check lists; noise dosimetry
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceCosta Rica
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Hearing protection