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Check, Check: NIOSH Launches New Sound Level Meter App
with John Howard, M.D. Director, NIOSH
Dr. John Howard subs in for Alberto Behar with this issue’s Noisy Notes. We are pleased to provide a reprint from NIOSH about the launch of their new sound level meter app.
Advance Notice of Publication: Are Smartphones as Accurate as Sound Level Meters?
by Travis McLennon Shivangi Patel
Noise has been a constant and ongoing problem in workplaces across many industries and around the world. It has been linked to a number of diseases and health problems including: hypertension, noise induced hearing loss, heart disease and sleep disturbance. The industry standard device which is used for accurately measuring noise is the sound level meter (SLM) but for an untrained person, these may be confusing to operate. This is an advance notice of a study which has been completed and is in the process of manuscript writing.