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OSHA Standards for Noise Exposure

OSHA stands for Occupational Safety and Health Act (passed in 1970), as well as the U.S.  governmental "Occupational Safety and Health Association". OSHA sets safety standards for noise.

Sound level DBA slow response Hours per day of exposure permitted
90 8
92 6
95 4
97 3
100 2
102 1.5
105 1
110 .5
115 .25

 

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