Hearing protectors testing and labeling - What's new?

Authors

  • Alberto Behar Inst. Biomaterials Biomedical Eng., University of Toronto, 4 Taddle Creek Rd., Toronto, Ont. M5S 3G9, Canada

Keywords:

Acoustic noise, Acoustic noise measurement, Amplification, Attenuation, Environmental protection, Insertion losses, Noise abatement, Pressure, Standards, Acoustic Test Fixture, Ear-muff type protector, Hearing protector, Sound attenuation, Sound pressure level

Abstract

Two issues are associated when dealing with hearing protectors. Procedures for how to perform both operations are in place for many years, normalized by national and international standards. This paper reviews some of the existing standards and the new tendencies that are now under development.

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Published

2003-09-01

How to Cite

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Behar A. Hearing protectors testing and labeling - What’s new?. Canadian Acoustics [Internet]. 2003 Sep. 1 [cited 2021 Jul. 29];31(3):80-1. Available from: https://jcaa.caa-aca.ca/index.php/jcaa/article/view/1560

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Proceedings of the Acoustics Week in Canada

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