Noise exposure and work performance analysis in oil industry

Dal U., Birlik G. A.

IFEH 12th World Congress on Environmental Health - New Technologies, Healthy Human Being and Environment, Vilnius, Lithuania, 22 - 27 May 2012, pp.95-98 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • City: Vilnius
  • Country: Lithuania
  • Page Numbers: pp.95-98


The petrochemical plant studied in this study is located at an altitude of roughly 2.200 meters from the sea level. Eleven buildings are dispersed over an area of 40.000 m(2). The average temperature in January is -11,4 degrees C and 16,3 degrees C in July. 92 employees work in a shift system (14 days "On" - 14 days "Off") in the plant. Measured L-eq values were in the range of 81,2 to 110,2 dBA. Workplace Index (WPI) was (2,9 / 5,0).