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Overview of laws and regulations aimed at protecting the hearing of patrons within entertainment venues

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


Background Recreational noise—specifically loud music experienced at music venues—has been recognized as a hazard for hearing damage and associated pathologies such as tinnitus. In Europe and other countries around the world, there is a range of regulatory and legislative approaches to managing the sound levels and minimizing the risk of hearing damage for those attending music venues. It is important to have an understanding of these different approaches to inform the development of future...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-10-04
Type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Public Health
DOI: 10.1093/eurpub/ckaa149


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