ERIC Number: ED202685
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Noise: A Health Problem.
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Noise Abatement and Control.
This booklet contains nine sections describing ways in which noise may endanger health and well-being. Secions are included on: (1) hearing loss; (2) heart disease; (3) other reactions by the body; (4) effects on the unborn; (5) special effects on children; (6) intrusion at home and work; (7) sleep disruption; (8) mental and social well-being; and (9) danger to life and limb. (CS)
Descriptors: Acoustical Environment, Classroom Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Environmental Influences, Environmental Standards, Health, Health Conditions, Health Education, Heart Disorders, Physical Environment, Prenatal Influences, Public Health, Science Education, Urban Environment, Work Environment
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Noise Abatement and Control.