Assessment of Noise Exposure Among Workers in Highway Tunnels Constructed by Conventional Method

Akbay D., Altındağ R., Şengün N.

JOURNAL OF POLYTECHNIC-POLITEKNIK DERGISI, vol.22, pp.1053-1060, 2019 (ESCI) identifier


Noise is defined as unwanted, unpleasant, disturbing sound. Besides affecting the hearing function and the other body functions adversely, it prevents verbal communication and the perception of hazardous warnings. Therefore, it is important to determine the noise levels at work both for the occupational health and safety and performance of the employees.