• Part Number:
    1910
  • Part Number Title:
    Occupational Safety and Health Standards
  • Subpart:
    1910 Subpart G
  • Subpart Title:
    Occupational Health and Environmental Control
  • Standard Number:
  • Title:
    Audiometric test rooms
  • GPO Source:

This Appendix is Mandatory

Rooms used for audiometric testing shall not have background sound pressure levels exceeding those in Table D-1 when measured by equipment conforming at least to the Type 2 requirements of American National Standard Specification for Sound Level Meters, S1.4-1971 (R1976), and to the Class II requirements of American National Standard Specification for Octave, Half-Octave, and Third-Octave Band Filter Sets, S1.11-1971 (R1976).

TABLE D-1 - MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE OCTAVE-BAND SOUND PRESSURE LEVELS
           FOR AUDIOMETRIC TEST ROOMS

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Octave-band center
frequency (Hz)...............  500   1000   2000   4000   8000
Sound pressure level (dB) ...   40     40     47     57     62
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