E. H. Berger, M.S.
CAOHC Representative of the American Industrial Hygiene Association
A new national standard that describes how to measure, in the laboratory, the real-ear attenuation of hearing protection devices (HPDs), was approved last year by the American National Standards Institute
This standard, entitled Methods for Measuring the Real-Ear Attenuation of Hearing Protectors (S12.6-1997) was the culmination of nearly a decade of research by Accredited Standards Working Group, S12/WG11, chaired by Elliott H. Berger, Senior Scientist, Auditory Research, E•A•R/Aearo Company.
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