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Economic/Social Impact of Occupational Noise Exposure Regulations.

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This report elaborates on the costs and benefits associated with alternative occupational noise exposure regulations. The limitations of cost/benefit analysis for social decision-making are enunciated. The impact of various regulatory alternatives for 85 dBA and 90 dBA criteria are analyzed.

Descriptors:
Occupational noise; Occupational health and safety; Regulatory alternatives; Health effects of noise; Cost/benefit analysis of occupational noise regulations
Date:
Reference #:
1976
S.76.1
Availability:
Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Solid Waste and Emergency Response
Office Suboffice:
No suboffice specified
Office Division:
Office of Noise Abatement and Control
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Document Type:
Cost-Benefit Analysis
Contractors:
Center for Policy Alternatives
Document Status:
Not Reported
Pages:
200

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