Occupational and Recreational Noise Exposure from Indoor Arena Hockey Games

  title={Occupational and Recreational Noise Exposure from Indoor Arena Hockey Games},
  author={Cory J. Cranston and William Brazile and Delvin R. Sandfort and Robert W. Gotshall},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene},
  pages={11 - 16}
Occupational and recreational noise exposures were evaluated at two sporting arenas hosting collegiate hockey games (Venue 1) and semi-professional hockey (Venue 2). A total of 54 personal noise dosimetry samples were taken over the course of seven home hockey games: 15 workers and 9 fans at Venue 1, and 19 workers and 11 fans at Venue 2. None of the sampled workers were overexposed to noise based on Occupational Safety and Health Administration criteria. However, 40% and 57% of workers at… 
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