Hearing protectors acceptability in noisy environments.

@article{Arezes2002HearingPA,
  title={Hearing protectors acceptability in noisy environments.},
  author={Pedro M. Arezes and A. S{\'e}rgio Miguel},
  journal={The Annals of occupational hygiene},
  year={2002},
  volume={46 6},
  pages={531-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Although hearing protectors must be used as a temporary solution, their choice should take into account several aspects, such as ergonomic features, associated with this device. The present study aims to analyse the relationship between the acoustical attenuation efficiency and other aspects related to the comfort afforded by hearing protectors and, consequently, their acceptability when used in industrial noisy environments. METHODS An evaluation of comfort was performed using a… CONTINUE READING
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