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Applying the Hierarchy of Hazard Control to Regulation of Sound Levels in Entertainment Venues

Beach, Elizabeth Francis; Cowan, Robert; Mulder, Johannes; O'Brien, Ian

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Excessive sound levels at events where amplified music is a central element pose a risk to hearing. Whereas noise exposure in the workplace has been recognized as a hazard for over a century, the potential harm resulting from recreational sound exposure has only become apparent in recent years. In occupational settings where sound levels are high, employers are required to implement risk-mitigation strategies to reduce sound exposure and protect employees in accordance with the hierarchy of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020-03-26
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/220414
Source: Annals of Work Exposures and Health
DOI: 10.1093/annweh/wxaa018

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