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Investigation of the physical working environment for cabin attendants within Scandinavian Airline System (SAS)
Luleå tekniska universitet.
Luleå University of Technology, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Operation, Maintenance and Acoustics.
1980 (English)In: Noise control for the 80's: proceedings : 1980 International conference on noise control engineering, Miami, Florida, December 8-10, 1980 ; Inter-noise 80 / [ed] Gerorge C. Maling, Poughkeepsie, NY: Noise control foundation , 1980, 341-344 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

The considered investigation was conducted on board a number of aircraft during regular flights. The investigation was mainly concerned with noise conditions and the vibrations to which the entire body of a cabin attendant had been subjected. The types of aircraft studied included the Douglas 8, Douglas 9, Douglas 10, and Boeing 747. The noise was recorded with the aid of tape recorders at various locations in the cabin, taking into account different phases of the flight. Four cabin attendants were carrying noise dose meters during their entire working period in order to record the amount of noise they are exposed to. The vibration levels were found to be very low. In most cases the levels are below the reference curves for 'fatigue decreased proficiency' except for measurements conducted on a DC 8 at a jump seat at the back galley.

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Poughkeepsie, NY: Noise control foundation , 1980. 341-344 p.
Research subject
Engineering Acoustics
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-35633Local ID: a3f63460-a8fc-11de-8293-000ea68e967bISBN: 0-931784-03-4 (print)OAI: diva2:1008886
International Conference on Noise Control Engineering : 08/12/1980 - 10/12/1980
Godkänd; 1980; 20090924 (andbra)Available from: 2016-09-30 Created: 2016-09-30Bibliographically approved

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