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Methods of Reducing the Effects of Noise and Vibration on Power Saw Operators.

Authors
Politschuk-AP; Oblivin-VN
Source
NIOSH 1977 Apr:230-232
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00074730
Abstract
Methods developed and implemented in the U.S.S.R. for reducing the effects of vibration and noise emanating from chain saws are briefly discussed. These include modification to the engine exhaust system, the cutting apparatus, and a combined system of antivibration isolation for chain saw handles. A table compares the efficiency of a saw (Taiga 214) having a combined system of handle protection against vibration with that of saws having only external protection. Exposure limits for chain saw operators in the U.S.S.R. are given.
Keywords
Vibration-control; Vibration-suppression; Vibration-isolators; Power-tools; Safety-engineering; Human-factors-engineering; Woodcutters; Logging-workers; Noise-reduction; Noise-control;
Publication Date
19770401
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings;
Fiscal Year
1977
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 77-170
Source Name
Proceedings of the International Occupational Hand-Arm Vibration Conference, NIOSH, (Paper presented at Cincinnati, Ohio, October 28-31, 1975), Cincinnati, Ohio, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-170
State
OH;
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