This paper examines the risks of occupational noise induced hearing loss in firefighters. OSHA and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) guidelines are described and noise data collected from the Blue Island (Illinois) Fire Department is analyzed.
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine
Hearing Loss, Noise-Induced; Noise, Occupational; United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration -- standards; National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health -- standards
Bohl, Carl; Clark, William
Haywood, Gretchen Lyn, "Hearing hazards to firefighters" (2004). Independent Studies and Capstones. Paper 40. Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine.