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Document ID (ISN)51319
CIS number 89-647
ISBN(s) 0-8247-7528-7
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Sataloff T., Sataloff J.
Title Occupational hearing loss
Bibliographic information Marcel Dekker Journals, 270 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA, 1987. 717p. Illus. Bibl. Price: USD 99.75.
Abstract Contents: occupational hearing loss - an overview; the physics of sound; the nature of hearing loss; the otologic history and physical examination; classification and measurement of hearing loss; the audiogramme; special hearing tests; conductive hearing losses; sensorineural hearing loss - diagnostic criteria; mixed, central and functional hearing loss; systemic causes of hearing loss; handicap and rehabilitation; tinnitus and vertigo; tables summarising differential diagnosis; noise measurement; noise control; noise criteria regarding risk and prevention of hearing injury in industry; hearing protectors; legislation and compensation; US Occupational Safety and Health Administration noise regulation; formula differences in state and federal hearing loss compensation; noise induced hearing loss in the railroad and maritime industries; the US Longshore and Harbour Workers' Act; occupational hearing loss in Canada and the UK; presenting evidence in workers' compensation cases; hearing conservation in industry; establishing a hearing conservation programme.
Descriptors (primary) hearing protection; hearing loss; USA
Descriptors (secondary) hearing damage risk criteria; legislation; workmen's compensation; manuals
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Hearing protection
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage