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Document ID (ISN)57237
CIS number 92-302
ISBN(s) 0-85834-925-6
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
The University of New England (Armidale, Australia)
Title Occupational noise-induced hearing loss: Prevention and rehabilitation - Papers presented at a national seminar series, Nov. 1990
Bibliographic information Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia, Feb. 1991. iv, 111p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Full text of articles presented at a series of 1-day seminars dealing with occupational hearing loss (OHL) held in various parts of Australia in Nov. 1990. The articles were: History and politics of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) (Noble W.); Occupational noise exposure, hearing impairment, and rehabilitation - An overview of the present situation in Australia (Waugh R.); Coping with OHL: The University of Montréal Acoustics Group Rehabilitation Program (Getty L., Hétu R.); Why is hearing impairment so debilitating? (Noble W.); The nature of handicaps associated with OHL: Implications for prevention (Hétu R., Getty L.); The Worksafe Australia National Strategy, community promotion campaign and workplace information materials for the prevention of NIHL (Waugh R.); Further questions and issues in prevention of occupational NIHL (Noble W., Hétu R., Getty L. Waugh R.).
Descriptors (primary) Australia; hearing loss; noise
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; conference; rehabilitation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia; Canada
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage