High-frequency hearing risk of operators of industrial ultrasonic devices

  title={High-frequency hearing risk of operators of industrial ultrasonic devices},
  author={J. A. Grzesik and E Pluta},
  journal={International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health},
  • J. GrzesikE. Pluta
  • Published 1983
  • Materials Science
  • International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
SummarySound and ultrasound emitted by industrial ultrasonic (Uls) devices exceed the known proposed hygienic limits, especially for frequencies 10–20 kHz. The consequence of this may be a negative influence of this energy on the auditory function in the high-frequency hearing range. To determine the hearing risk to Uls operators, an adequate method for testing the hearing threshold from 10-20 kHz has been developed. In order to get reference values, 189 non-exposed persons were tested. On this… 

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