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1966 - insufferable sound of drills commonly used to dig up the pavement may damage workers' hearing over a period of time and try the patience of persons in its range

DEAFENING DESTRUCTION

E&MP 90.001

Noise Control

October 15, 1966

The insufferable sound of drills commonly used to dig up the pavement may damage workers' hearing over a period of time and try the patience of persons in its range.

Muffled construction equipment would mark an important contribution to winning the battle against "noise pollution" in our cities.

 

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© Fremont Davis



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