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Noise Criteria and Regulations

  • John E. K. Foreman

Abstract

The best definition of noise, as many experts will agree, is unwanted sound What is most indisputably unwanted about noise is its capacity to cause hearing loss and the manner in which it invades our everyday lives by causing annoyance. And these seriously limiting disabilities are far more insidiously acquired than most people realize.

Keywords

Sound Level Noise Exposure Noise Control Temporary Threshold Shift Occupational Noise 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John E. K. Foreman
    • 1
  1. 1.Sound and Vibration LaboratoryThe University of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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