Hearing Protector Attenuation and Performance

Chair: E. H. Berger

Scope: Develop and maintain standards for measuring hearing protector attenuation for use in occupational hearing conservation programs. Standardize single-number and multi-number methods of utilizing hearing protector attenuation values to estimate wearer noise exposures. Assess the need for standards specifying the physical characteristics of hearing protectors that are required to provide and maintain their performance.

Parallel to ISO/TC43/SC1/WG17 and ISO/TC 94/SC12.

Responsible for the following published standards:



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