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Risk perception associated with noise-induced hearing loss. State of the art and design of interactive tools for workers training and awareness
Año:2017
Áreas de investigación
  • Ergonomia y factores humanos
Datos
Descripción
Workplace noise exposure and noise-induced hearing loss are closely related to worker's attitudes about the use of hearing protection devices. Previous studies have shown that workers are unwilling to use them for different reasons: The lack of knowledge of the noise effects in hearing health, difficulties to use them correctly, discomfort, etc. With the aim of improving the workers' attitudes towards the use of hearing protection devices, a bibliographic study was made about the factors that influence the worker's behavior about the use of hearing protectors, as well as their knowledge of the associated risks. After analyzing the background and current needs, a user-friendly interactive tools were developed to raise workers' awareness of this issue. It is presented a review of the literature on the use of hearing protectors, an analysis of the different approaches commonly used for training and awareness of workers on the risks of noise-induced hearing loss, and finally the tools developed as a proposal to improve the hearing loss risk perception among workers Risk perception associated with noise-induced hearing loss..... Available from: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/316167020_Risk_perception_associated_with_noise-induced_hearing_loss_State_of_the_art_and_design_of_interactive_tools_for_workers_training_and_awareness [accessed May 09 2018].
Internacional
Si
Nombre congreso
International Symposium on Occupational Safety and Hygiene
Tipo de participación
960
Lugar del congreso
Guimarães (Portugal)
Revisores
Si
ISBN o ISSN
9781138057616
DOI
Fecha inicio congreso
10/04/2017
Fecha fin congreso
11/04/2017
Desde la página
491
Hasta la página
495
Título de las actas
International symposium on occupational safety and hygiene (SPOSHO)
Esta actividad pertenece a memorias de investigación
Participantes
  • Autor: Luis Sigcha Guachamin (I2A2-UPM)
  • Autor: Ignacio Pavon Garcia (UPM)
  • Autor: Luis Gasco Sánchez (UPM)
  • Autor: J. E. González
  • Autor: J. Sánchez-Guerrero
  • Autor: D. M. Buitrago
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Investigación en Instrumentación y Acústica Aplicada (I2A2)
  • Departamento: Ingeniería Mecánica
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