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Low frequency impact on body

jrosser at cochlear.com.au jrosser at cochlear.com.au
Tue Jun 27 05:23:35 EST 2000

Dear Karen

I have been out of the field for some time now but do recall the case in
Invercargill where a factory was operating 24 hours a day and nearby
residents were complaining of 'ill effects' from what may have been low
frequency noise. It is possible to measure low frequency noise but you
would need special equipment. I would suggest contacting the local city
council Environmental Noise Control Officer. If this person doesn't exist
contact OSH or the Health Department in Wellington for advice. Is there any
idea what the noise source could be?


Jeremy Rosser
Clinical Specialist Audiologist
South Africa and North East Asia
Cochlear Ltd
Phone: +61 2 9428-6530
Fax: +61 2 9428-6352
email: jrosser at cochlear.com.au

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