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Are there harmful effects from the noise generated by the wind turbines and, if the answer is “yes”, what are they and what are the risks they represent?
In this article, chemical engineer Monty McDonald, the Environment Chair of the Bayview Village Association in Toronto, provides information about the air-born chemical pollution issues relating to leaf blowers.
Alberto Behar wonders why when a noise issue is not hearing hazard, it appears that noise is often not seen as a problem worth considering.
Wayne Staab explores why many people seem to enjoy the loud sounds of their beloved “Hog.”
With the increased importance of renewable energy it is important that audiologists become acquainted with the health issues related to wind turbine noise.
Wayne Staab explores the question of whether the high loudness levels of many movies help to tell the story or intended to cover a weak story?
Alberto Behar steps into the Science Matters feature for this issue with a primer on ototoxicity.
Alberto writes about how fit testing helps workers understand the importance of proper usage of their hearing protectors.
Noise guru Alberto Behar answers some questions regarding the use of the term Noise Reduction Rating, especially when dealing with custom-made hearing protectors.
Gael Hannan give us some insight on the bimodal life where one sound has two different profiles when delivered through different technologies.