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Development of guidelines for protecting the hearing of patrons at music venues: Practicalities, pitfalls, and making progress

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


This paper will describe the efforts of an Australian-based multidisciplinary working group to develop guidelines for protecting the hearing of patrons at music venues. As a starting point, the group considered the various European standards and regulations that require venue operators to limit the sound levels emitted at venues, provide hearing protection, information for patrons, and sound level monitoring. Following an iterative drafting process which incorporated feedback from group...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Conference paper
DOI: 10.17743/aesconf.2018.978-1-942220-20-6


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