Accession Number:

AD0668703

Title:

Proposed Auditory Damage Risk Criteria for the Navy

Descriptive Note:

Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author:

NAVAL SUBMARINE MEDICAL RESEARCH LAB GROTON CT

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-01-30

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

The results of the latest thinking of several nationally recognized groups on the problem of noise exposure and hearing loss have been summarized into four tables. Auditory Damage Risk Criteria in the form of permissible Sound Pressure Levels are provided for pure tones, steady-state noises, and intermittent noises, for a selection of minutes-exposure during a typical working day. The criteria are limited to the frequency regions 500-2000 cycles per second.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE