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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Economic/Social Impact of Occupational Noise Exposure Regulations.
Author Ashford, Nicholas A. ; Hattis, Dale ; Zolt, Eric M. ; Katz, Judith I. ; Heaton., George R. ;
CORP Author Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge. Center for Policy Alternatives.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Noise Abatement and Control.
Year Published 1976
Report Number CPA/wp-76-15; EPA/550/9-77/352;
Stock Number PB-276 593
Additional Subjects Noise(Sound) ; Regulations ; Economic impact ; Benefit cost analysis ; Auditory perception ; Standards ; Industrial hygiene ; Tables(Data) ; Law(Jurisprudence) ; Legislation ; Socioeconomic factors ; Methodology ; Cost estimates ; Analyzing ; Noise pollution ; Economic impact ; Compliance ; Hearing conservation ; Occupational safety and health ; Environmental health ; Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 ; Public Law 91-596
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-276 593 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 158p
The report elaborates on the costs and benefits associated with alternative occupational noise exposure regulations. The limitations of cost/benefit analysis for social decision-making are enunciated. The impact of various regulatory alternatives for 85 dBA and 90 dBA criteria are analyzed.