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IJESD 2010 Vol.1(4): 364-367 ISSN: 2010-0264
DOI: 10.7763/IJESD.2010.V1.70

Study and Comparison of the Noise Dose on Workers in a Small Scale Industry in West Bengal, India

Tirtharaj Sen, Pijush Kanti Bhattacharjee, Debamalya Banerjee, and Bijan Sarkar

Abstract—This paper refers to a study and effect of Noise Dose in a small scale manufacturing sheet metal industry situated in West Bengal of India. Different noise related data are taken from individual machine and compare with the different noise related variables with Leq, Lav, LAE and TWA (Time weighted average). Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL), which is creating highly environmental pollution, causes the leading occupational disease. For the development of agerelated hearing loss, it creates a major contribution. A noise related hearing loss reduction for workers is proposed in this paper.

Index Terms—Precision dosimeter, Small Scale Industry, noise exposure, effect of noise.

Tirtharaj Sen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Asansol Engineering College, Kanyapur, Vivekananda Sarani, Asansol, Burdwan-713305, India. He was an Ex Assistant Professor & Head, Dept. of E. E, Bengal Institute of Technology and Management. He has twelve years Industrial experience and nearly six years teaching experience. (Phone: +91-9432851324, email: tirtha.bitm@gmail.com) Pijush Kanti Bhattacharjee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, in Assam University (Central University), Silchar, Assam, India. He was an Ex Asssitant Director in Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Government of India, India. He has possessed vast working experience in the field of Telecommunications including Mobile Communications, VLSI, Management etc. during last 30 years. (phone: +91-33-25954148, email: pijushbhatta_6@hotmail.com). Dr. Debamalya Banerjee, Ph.D (Engg.) is currently a Reader in the Department of Production Engg. which is a centre of Advanced study in Jadavpur University. He was a visiting scientist in LfE[Lehrstuhl fur Ergonomie], TUM[Technical University of Munich]. (Phone: +91-9432283650, email: debamalya_banerjee@yahoo.co.uk Dr. Bijan Sarkar is currently a Professor in the Department of Production Engineering which is a centre of Advanced study in Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India.

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Cite:Tirtharaj Sen, Pijush Kanti Bhattacharjee, Debamalya Banerjee, and Bijan Sarkar, "Study and Comparison of the Noise Dose on Workers in a Small Scale Industry in West Bengal, India," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 1, no. 4, pp. 364-367, 2010.

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