Dosimetry, Hearing Loss & Tactical Environments

Research Paper Title Noise dosimetry for tactical environments. Abstract Noise exposure and the subsequent hearing loss are well documented aspects of military life. Numerous studies have indicated high rates of noise-induced hearing injury (NIHI) in active-duty service men and women, and recent statistics from the US Department of Veterans Affairs indicate a population of veterans… Read More


What is the Noise Exposure on a Royal Navy Warship when firing a Heavy Machine Gun?

Research Paper Title Occupational noise exposure on a Royal Navy warship during weapon fire. Background Measurements were made of the sound pressure levels on a military ship, HMS Grimsby, during firing of a Heavy Machine Gun (HMG) mounted on the starboard bridge wing. Methods The measurement positions comprised three locations on the ship’s bridge (the… Read More