Helpful Links 
 

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Noise OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration official website and the area that relates to noise specifications, language, and hearing conservation.
OSHA Technical Manual on Noise and Hearing Conservation This manual explains noise and hearing conservation. This would be useful for Industrial Hygienist and Safety Managers.
OSHA Noise Standards Section of OSHA website that defines the industry standards for permissible noise exposure
Chicago Noise Ordinance This section of the city of Chicago noise ordinance shows noise requirements for property boundary lines
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Noise The official website for NIOSH, a government organization involved in noise control policies, rules and regulations.
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Noise This is the official website for MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration). This chapter discusses MSHA noise control rules, regulations and policies
Housing and Urban Development (HUD) The Noise Guidebook A good guidebook developed by HUD as it relates to multi-family dwellings.
Federal Aviation Administration Noise Official website for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Guidelines, rules and regulations for aircraft noise.
Federal Railroad Administration Noise Impact Assessment Official website for the Federal Railroad Administration. Guidelines, rules and regulations for railroad noise.
Federal Highway Administration Discussions, rules and regulations pertaining to highway (traffic) noise.
Environmental Protection Agency EPA involvement with noise regulations and relationship with OSHA.
US Dept of Defense Noise and Vibration Control Manual This PDF manual is very descriptive explanation of noise control terminologies, techniques on controlling noise and vibration developed by the government.
US Dept of Defense Health Care Facility Acoustics This document describes the government and military solutions to noise control and speech privacy issues between rooms.
Calculating OSHA Time weighted Average A document describing procedures in calculating Time Weighted Averages (TWA) for industrial noise control applications.
Acoustics FAQ Website filled with acoustic and noise control terminology, common answers to noise control problems and popular links to helpful websites.
Architectural Acoustics Research A website geared toward Architectural Acoustics and answers to common architectural building problems (i.e. room acoustics, transmission sound loss of floor and ceiling and wall construction)
Active Noise Control FAQ Good discussion on Active Noise Control questions and answers.
Bruel & Kjaer Manufacturer of sound level meters and sound measuring devices.
Larson Davis Manufacturer of sound level meters and sound measuring devices.
Quest Technologies Manufacturer of sound level meters and sound measuring devices.
Casella Manufacturer of sound level meters and sound measuring devices.
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