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Other Titles
 Ambient Noise Levels in Industrial Audiometric Testing Areas: Compliance with Industry Standards 
Authors
 김규상  ;  김형렬  ;  노재훈 
Citation
 Korean Industrial Hygiene Association Journal (한국산업보건학회지), Vol.14(3) : 311-318, 2004 
Journal Title
 Korean Industrial Hygiene Association Journal (한국산업보건학회지) 
ISSN
 1226-4326 
Issue Date
2004
Abstract
The ambient noise levels in the test rooms affect the workers’s hearing threshold. The present study was designed to assess the ambient noise levels in the industrial audiometric testing areas to determine if valid hearing tests could be performed in these environments. The ambient noise levels were measured in 141 audiometric testing areas across 47 industries located in Incheon. These results compared with the ANSI S3.1-1999 and OSHA criteria for maximum permissible ambient noise levels. The ambient noise SPLs were highest in the lower frequencies, and this decreased as the frequency increased. For the supraaural earphone, none of the rooms met the ANSI standard. Comparing the room data with the OSHA standard, compliance levels were achieved as follows: 0(0%) at 500 Hz, 4 (2.8%) at 1000 Hz, 27 (19.1%) at 2000 Hz, 134 (95.0%) at 4000 Hz, and 141 (100%) at 8000 Hz. The results of this study strongly indicate that clinical audiometry is being conducted in test rooms having unacceptable or excessive ambient noise levels.
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1. Journal Papers (연구논문) > 5. Research Institutes (연구소) > Institute for Occupational Health (산업보건연구소)
1. Journal Papers (연구논문) > 1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Dept. of Preventive Medicine and Public Health (예방의학교실)
Yonsei Authors
김규상(Kim, Kyoo Sang)
노재훈(Roh, Jae Hoon)
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https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/112020
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