||Some Considerations in Choosing an Occupational Noise Exposure Regulation.
Ashford, Nicholas A. ;
Hattis, Dale ;
Heaton., George ;
||Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge. Center for Policy Alternatives.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Noise Abatement and Control.
Industrial medicine ;
Industrial hygiene ;
Auditory defects ;
Benefit cost analysis ;
Occupational safety and health ;
Noise pollution ;
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||Some issues in conflict regarding the proposed OSHA standard for occupational exposure to noise are examined. These include material impairment, the extent of possible hearing loss, non-auditory effects, and the nature of social and economic costs and benefits of regulation at 85 dBA and 90 dBA exposure limits. A preliminary analysis of the methodology and difficulties in arriving at cost-benefit estimates is included. Regulatory alternatives such as new plant standards, industry-specific standards, variances and abatement agreements, administrative controls, and personal protective equipment are explored.
||Examines issues in conflict regarding the proposed OSHA standard for occupational exposure to noise.
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||06J; 68B#; 68G; 57U#; 94D; 44S
||PC A05/MF A01