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Industrial noise - 581.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1993 Dec; :1-135
This special course will be conducted upon request only. It will briefly cover the basic concepts of noise. Special attention will then be directed to the measurement, reduction, and or elimination of noise exposure as found in an industrial environment. It is recommended that the 549 or 550 course be taken prior to this one. After taking this course, each participant will be able to recognize and evaluate a hazardous noise exposure; measure noise exposure with appropriate instruments; and apply basic engineering control methods to the existing problem.
Industrial-plants; Acoustic-measurement; Noise-reduction; Auditory-perception; Occupational-noise-exposure; Sound; Vibration; Vibration-exposure; Vibration-effects; Exposure-limits; Exposure-levels; Hearing; Hearing-threshold
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