Assessing noise exposures in farm youths.

  title={Assessing noise exposures in farm youths.},
  author={Lina I Lander and Stephen N. Rudnick and Melissa J. Perry},
  journal={Journal of agromedicine},
  volume={12 2},
OBJECTIVE This exploratory study evaluated the feasibility of field exposure assessment methods to characterize the noise sources and levels that farm youths experience during a typical workday. METHODS Detailed exposure assessments were performed with a sample of 10 farm youths working on Vermont dairy farms to characterize potential noise hazards typical in the farm setting. Personal and area noise measurements were taken using noise dosimeters. Information concerning work- and non-work… CONTINUE READING