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BMC 187 Noise Issues and Strategies

Course Description

Noise is sound that is unwanted because of either physiological effects such as hearing loss or psychological effects such as annoyance. In this course, explore noise from generation to control; its physical characteristics; regulations, including community and occupational; how it can affect human health; how it is measured; how to develop an effective hearing conservation program; and, how to minimize impacts on the surrounding community. The practical component of the program will provide experience in calibrating and using noise dosimeters and sound-level meters.



Occupational Hygiene: The Basics, or previous experience , or related coursework

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