Nonoccupational noise: exposures associated with routine activities.

  title={Nonoccupational noise: exposures associated with routine activities.},
  author={Richard Lee Neitzel and Noah S. Seixas and John F. Olson and William E. Daniell and Bryan H. Goldman},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  volume={115 1},
Efforts to characterize nonoccupational noise exposures have focused primarily on infrequent, episodic events. Few studies have assessed noise levels resulting from routine daily activities. In the current study, 112 construction workers wore datalogging noise dosimeters and simultaneously completed activity logs during two phases of data collection. The 81 subjects monitored in phase 1 received logs listing numerous preselected occupational and nonoccupational activities, while the 31 subjects… CONTINUE READING