Forestry operations and the problem of noise.

  • C.H. Kerr N.D.F., Safety Officer, Forest Service, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone.
Keywords: Noise pollution, ergonomics, forest machinery, safety standards, chain-saw, audiometry, hearing loss.


Along with air and water pollution, the problem of noise is becoming increasingly impor:ant in all of the industrialised societies of the world. As a result of the developments of industry and transport, there has been an increase in the number and power of sources of noise, which have led to what may be called an acoustic pollution of many workplaces...
How to Cite
Kerr, C. (1976) “ Forestry operations and the problem of noise.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 21July2024).