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The hearing health of live-music sound engineers

McGinnity, Siobhan; Beach, Elizabeth Francis; Cowan, Robert; Mulder, Johannes


Most studies of hearing loss prevention in the music industry focus on the risk of hearing injury to musicians. However, live-music sound engineers (LMSE) may also be at risk of hearing injury due to their work-related sound exposure. We studied 27 LMSE, all of whom underwent otologic examination, including audiometry, distortion product otoacoustic emissions, speech discrimination and uncomfortable loudness levels, and completed a questionnaire investigating their history of sound exposure and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020-10-22
Type: Journal article
Source: Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health: an international journal
DOI: 10.1080/19338244.2020.1828241


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