Signal audibility when wearing hearing protectors

Grafic: Car wearing hearing protection equipment

Public road transport vehicle drivers are subject to special hearing protection requirements
Source: HVBG (detail of title page of BIA Report 5/97)

The IFA has issued a series of publications on the special requirements in Germany concerning signal audibility when wearing hearing protectors. They have been gathered in a list (PDF, 46 kB) containing links to the abstracts and in some cases to the full texts.

A list of hearing protectors that are suitable for use in railway operation (engine drivers and engine driver/shunters) can be downloaded here.


Contact

Dr Martin Liedtke

Division 4: Ergonomics, Physical environmental factors

Tel: +49 2241 231-2600
Fax: +49 2241 2234


Dr Sandra Dantscher

Division 4: Ergonomics, Physical environmental factors

Tel: +49 2241 231-2613
Fax: +49 2241 231-2234