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List of personal hearing protectors and attenuation data.
Kroes P; Fleming R; Lempert B
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-120, 1975 Sep; :1-42
Information from manufacturers and suppliers of personal hearing protectors is compiled into a list. Included in the list are: manufacturer or supplier, model and type, average attenuation values and standard deviations at test frequencies 125 to 80000 hertz, test standard, and test laboratory. Also presented is a brief discussion of the factors to be considered in choosing hearing protectors, a short description of NIOSH activities related to hearing protector research, and methods for calculating noise reduction factors for hearing protectors.
Personal-protective-equipment; Ear-protectors; Protectors; Ears; Acoustic measurement; Attenuation; Noise reduction; Standards; Evaluation; Tests; Manufacturers; Industrial hygiene; Occupational safety and health
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-120
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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