Presented as part oC a Symposium at the Meeting of the Middle Section, American Laryn-gologieal, Rhinologlcal and Otological Society, Inc., Omaha, Nebr., January 22, 1972.
Symposium on ear diseases. IV. Occupational hearing loss — recent guidelines and statutes of interest to the otolaryngologist†
Article first published online: 5 JAN 2009
Copyright © 1972 The Triological Society
Volume 82, Issue 7, pages 1226–1230, July 1972
How to Cite
Fox, M. S. (1972), Symposium on ear diseases. IV. Occupational hearing loss — recent guidelines and statutes of interest to the otolaryngologist. The Laryngoscope, 82: 1226–1230. doi: 10.1288/00005537-197207000-00012
- Issue published online: 5 JAN 2009
- Article first published online: 5 JAN 2009
Recent federal and state guidelines for permissible noise exposure levels have created renewed interest in the industrial noise problem. The purpose of this presentation is to review the provisions of the noise criteria, to discuss the role of the otologist, and to call attention to areas of inconsistency and conflict in the medical legal evaluation of hearing loss claims.