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Report on Noise Survey Smithsonian Institute Washington, D. C.
NIOSH 1967 Apr:5 pages
Sound pressure level measurements are made in a plastics working shop of a museum where various power saws and other tools are used in fabricating exhibits. A potential hearing loss problem is found to exist, and recommendations are made for employee preplacement and periodic audiometric tests, reduction of noise exposure by relocation or isolation of the panel saw and use of sound absorptive material in the room, and provision of personal protective equipment to employees.
Noise-control; Power-tools; Machine-tools; Ear-protection; Hearing-conservation; Acoustic-measurement; Noise-levels;
NIOSH, National Center for Urban and Industrial Health, Report No. TR-42, 5 pages
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