WIT Press


Evaluation Of The Lep,d Index In A Dairy Of Rome

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AC030151

Volume

69

Pages

12

Published

2003

Size

473.52 kb

Author(s)

L. Santarpia & G. Zori

Abstract

Acoustic pollution in workplaces on Italian manufacturing firms is regulated by law decree number 277191 [I]. The daily noise exposure (Lep,J for a milk worker may be calculated by instantaneous sonorous pressure level (dBA) and by the during time of exposure. The same law establishes conditions for the employer on defense of the Lep,d value. In the range 80-85 dB(A), the employer gives correct information to the workers about: a) the potential risks that they can suffer b) the individual protection systems c) the role of the sanitary control. For values greater than 85 db(A) it is necessary to adopt all the technical precautions in order to reduce the risk for the workers. On the results of data measures (in agreement with provisions I.E.C.), collected using a high precision noise meter integrator, for every characterized working emplacement

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