|Document ID (ISN)||51319|
|Convention or series no.
||Sataloff T., Sataloff J.
||Occupational hearing loss
||Marcel Dekker Journals, 270 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016, USA, 1987. 717p. Illus. Bibl. Price: USD 99.75.
||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.
||hearing protection; hearing loss; USA
||hearing damage risk criteria; legislation; workmen's compensation; manuals
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Noise, hearing and vibration
|Broad subject area(s)
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage