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General estimates of work-related noises.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 2000 Oct; :1
NIOSHTIC No.
20021955
Abstract
General estimated are given for various work-related noises. They range from a 12-gauge shotgun at 165 decibels to a whisper at 30 decibels. Some of the others include a chain saw at 110 decibels and a jet engine at 140 decibels. Any noise above 85 decibels may cause hearing loss.
Keywords
Noise; Noise-levels; Noise-induced-hearing-loss; Noise-sources; Noise-measurement; Sound
Publication Date
20001001
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
2001
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 2001-104
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Saftey and Health
State
OH
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