Noise Exposure Assessment among Groundskeepers: A Pilot Study

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Jo Anne Balanay (Creator)
Greg Kearney (Creator)
Adam Mannarino (Creator)
East Carolina University (ECU )
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Abstract: "Purpose of the Study •To assess and investigate the noise exposure, the associated hearing effects and the use of hearing protection devices (HPDs) among groundskeepers at East Carolina University (ECU) •Hypothesis (H0): The 8-hour time-weighted-average (TWA) noise exposure of ECU groundskeepers does not exceed the OSHA action limit of 85 dBA.; Presented for World Environmental Health Day, September 26, 2016 in Greenville, North Carolina"

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Language: English
Date: 2016
Hearing protection devices, OSHA action limits, Noise Exposure, Hearing conservation program, Noise-induced hearing loss, Occupational and environmental hazard

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