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Document ID (ISN)59244
CIS number 92-2032
ISSN - Serial title 0867-8383 - Polish Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Tobias J.V.
Title Effects of underwater noise on human hearing
Bibliographic information 1992, Vol.5, No.2, p.153-157. 3 ref.
Abstract Hearing conservation for divers and swimmers has been overlooked nearly everywhere in the world. Because submerging a listener changes his or her auditory physiology dramatically the research on which are based exposure limits for airborne noise are not relevant under water. So far, little research has been done for the development of a damage-risk standard for underwater noise exposure. The value of Poland's marine industries and the motivation of its audiologists make Poland and ideal country in which to accomplish this research and to lay the foundation for national and international standards.
Descriptors (primary) noise; diving; standardization; permissible levels; underwater construction; hearing disorders
Descriptors (secondary) Poland; audiology; limitation of exposure
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Noise, hearing and vibration
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage
Construction industry and civil engineering
Noise
Occupational exposure limits