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ID (ISN) del documento50860
Número CIS 88-2051
ISSN - Título de la serie 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Año 1988
Número de serie
Autor(es) McMahon K.J., McManus P.E.
Título Occupational noise exposure in the printing industry
Información bibliográfica Jan. 1988, Vol.49, No.1, p.34-37. 8 ref.
Resumen The noise exposures of 274 printing production workers in 34 establishments in the New York City area were monitored. Results showed that 43% were exposed to 8-hr time-weighted average (TWA) noise exposures of 85dBA or greater and that 14% were exposed to 8-hr TWAs of 90dBA or greater. Within the press department, web press workers were exposed to significantly greater mean 8-hr TWAs than sheetfed press workers. In general, a greater percentage of the workers in the bindery departments were exposed to potentially harmful noise than workers in the press departments. Results of this study indicate that many workers in the printing industry may be at risk of occupational hearing loss. Further research is needed to determine the extent of hearing impairment in this group of workers.
Descriptores (primarios) imprenta; déficit de la audición; ruido; Estados Unidos
Descriptores (secundarios) investigación de higiene del trabajo; valoración de la exposición
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Papel, artes gráficas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos físicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Noise