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Research Goal 4.3 - Prevent hearing loss from impulsive noise through development of standards and instrumentation

NIOSH is developing an ALERT on hazardous noise at indoor firing ranges that will be ready for dissemination in 2006. A NIOSH Workplace Solutions document will follow the ALERT with simple and specific recommendations for preventing and reducing impulse noise-related hazards in the workplace.

NIOSH is developing a technical document on impulsive noise measurements in the workplace.


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