Accession Number : AD1031396


Title :   Speech Intelligibility and Hearing Protector Selection


Descriptive Note : Technical Report


Corporate Author : ARMY AEROMEDICAL RESEARCH LAB FORT RUCKER


Personal Author(s) : Reeves,Efrem R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1031396.pdf


Report Date : 29 Aug 2016


Pagination or Media Count : 22


Abstract : This report provides a summary of speech intelligibility research and offers guidelines for selecting hearing protection based on speech intelligibility. MIL-STD-1472G (11Jan2012) Department of Defense Design Criteria Standard Human Engineering provides the basis for the guidelines using the Modified Rhyme Test and the Articulation Index.


Descriptors :   HEARING PROTECTION , noise reduction , HEARING , protective equipment , exposure(general) , hearing loss , voice communications , noise(sound)


Subject Categories : Anatomy and Physiology


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE