Published June 1987
by Abbe Pub Assn of Washington Dc .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
Noise produces direct and cumulative adverse effects that impair health and that degrade residential, social, working, and learning environments . Health effects of noise. When individuals are exposed to high levels of noise in the workplace, they can suffer from various adverse health effects. These health effects can be caused by a single exposure to a very loud noise or by exposure to raised levels of noise over a prolonged period of time. The effects of noise on hearing depend on. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations: Other Titles: Noise and health: Responsibility: Thomas H. Fay. Adverse effects of noise on hearing The most effective way to decrease the incidence of noise-induced hearing loss is to educate people about the adverse health effects of excessive noise and.
Noise pollution effects on human health, such as hearing loss and cardiovascular diseases, can bring day-to-day activities to a standstill. To know more about noise pollution, read on Undesirable sound is referred to as noise. In recent years, noise pollution has been a hot topic of discussion among researchers. Noise health effects are the physical and psychological health consequences of regular exposure to consistent elevated sound ed workplace or environmental noise can cause hearing impairment, tinnitus, hypertension, ischemic heart disease, annoyance, and sleep disturbance. Changes in the immune system and birth defects have been also attributed to noise exposure. Noise. Excessive noise seriously harms human health and interferes with people’s daily activities at school, at work, at home and during leisure time. It can disturb sleep, cause cardiovascular and psychophysiological effects, reduce performance and provoke annoyance responses and changes in social behaviour. The adverse nature of environmental noise pollution is explained by the versatility of its physical properties (sound pressure, sound intensity (strength), sound energy density, sound pressure level, frequency, density of discrete components, etc.), as well as the ability to cumulate. Adverse noise sources include.
This volume is a comprehensive source of information on the fundamentals of hearing and sound physics. Using research from onward, this book is a critical review of past and up-to-date research findings and concepts on the effects of noise on people; it focuses on the psychological and physiological affects of noise on hearing and by: For example, in the July–August issue of the Archives of Environmental Health, a team of government and university researchers concluded that exposure to sound “acts as a stressor—activating physiological mechanisms that over time can produce adverse health effects. Although all the effects and mechanisms are not elucidated, noise Cited by: Did you know that the sound from a heavy truck moving down the road – approximately 85dB (decibel) – can have an adverse effect on your health? It isn’t just rock musicians who suffer from hearing loss due to exposure to loud noises – noise pollution can cause a host of ailments, from tinnitus to depression. Exposure to sounds as loud as dB . This systematic review commissioned by the UK Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), considers how the evidence base for noise effects on health has changed following the recent reviews undertaken for the WHO Environmental Noise Guidelines. This systematic review assesses the quality of the evidence for environmental noise effects on Cited by: 1.