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Document ID (ISN)57481
CIS number 92-90
ISBN(s) 0-924143-01-0
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Fay T.H.
Title Noise and health
Bibliographic information Publications Department, New York Academy of Medecine, 2 East 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029, USA, 1991. xiii, 120p. Bibl.ref. Index.
Abstract Aspects covered by the 11 papers in this textbook: definition and sources of noise; cardiovascular, neuroendocrine, immunologic, and gastrointestinal effects of noise; the effects of noise on sleep and on foetal development; susceptibility to noise-induced hearing loss and acoustic trauma; the effects of noise on the ear and hearing; the effects of noise on learning, cognitive development, and social behaviour; community response and attitudes toward noise; noise abatement; public education and awareness of the effects of noise.
Descriptors (primary) noise; training material; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) USA; cognitive performance; cardiovascular disorders; sleep disturbances; hearing loss; comment on law; noise control; hearing threshold; neuro-endocrine effects; individual susceptibility; social aspects; manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Noise
OSH training