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Date: 2016
Subject Keyword: telephone | hearing | screening
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1221549
Description: Objective: In 2006 the National Acoustic Laboratories was commissioned to create a telephone-based hearing screening test. Design: NAL developed ‘Telscreen’, a speech-in-noise test modelled on the Dut ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1220352
Description: Use of hearing protection devices (HPDs) at work is widespread and well researched, but less is known about HPD use in high-noise leisure activities. We investigated HPD use of 8,144 Australians in le ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1190130
Description: For some young people, nightclubs and other music venues are a major source of noise exposure, arising from a combination of very high noise levels; relatively long attendance duration; and frequent, ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1062444
Description: Objective: To investigate factors influencing young people's motivation to reduce their leisure noise exposure, and protect their hearing health. Design: Questionnaires were conducted online to invest ... More
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Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1057003
Description: This study's aim was to determine if 6- and 9-month-old infants discriminate approximants and vowels when the spectral shape is modified to emphasize high- or low-frequency information. Infants were p ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/319113
Description: There have been several previous studies into daily noise exposure levels in modern urban communities, which typically report mean noise exposure levels (L sub(Aeq)) for adults between 73 and 79 dB. I ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: Scan Magazine Collection
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1235283
Description: Health and safety risks that are present in both occupational and home/leisure environments can pose difficulties for health and safety professionals when determining risk mitigation responsibilities. ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/325274
Description: Fitness instructors routinely use high music volumes that may be harmful to hearing. This study assessed noise levels during 35 low-intensity and 65 high-intensity fitness classes in 1997-1998 and 200 ... More
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Date: 2013
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1220388
Description: This paper describes the development of the NOISE (Non-Occupational Incidents, Situations and Events) Database. The NOISE database currently contains 536 separate leisure activities and events, includ ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1220333
Description: Objective: The aim of the study was to establish whether individuals can subjectively estimate: (1) the loudness of events with respect to the objectively measured noise level; and (2) the overall lou ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1220391
Description: Issue addressed: While it is difficult to promote the use of hearing protectors in noisy workplaces and leisure settings, some nightclub attendees choose to wear earplugs when exposed to loud music. T ... More
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