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Effects of noise on work performance.
National Noise Study, Occupational Health Program, Public Health Service, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Cincinnati, Ohio, :191-213
The environmental, human, and task factors which singly or in combination influence noise effects on performance are discussed. Topics include: analysis of the effects of various types of noise and music at several loudness levels and continuity patterns; evaluation of performance changes in response to noise combined with other types of environmental stress; the types of tasks used in noise sensitivity testing; human factors and noise performance effects, and theoretical concepts of performance in noise.
Noise-control; Sound-levels; Acoustic-environment; NIOSH-Author; Human-factors-engineering; Behavioral-tests;
National Noise Study, Occupational Health Program, Public Health Service, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Cincinnati, Ohio
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