Where are the decibel police?

Holly Hart madhart at nwu.edu
Sun Feb 18 17:43:24 EST 1996


Best thing to do.....purchase a cheap sound level meter from Radio Shack,
go into the aerobics class and measure the sould levels in dB A.....if
they're over 85, OSHA standards come into play.  You can be in 85 dB of
noise for only 8 hours (which would be one hell of a class), however,
every 5 dB more halves the allowed time...so that 90 dBA would give you 4
hrs, 95 2 hrs, etc....If the levels are 100 or 105 dB, and class is
between 1/2 and 1 hr, you have an honest complaint to the management, and
you can threaten them with OSHA involvement.....my best advice, good luck!

-- 
Nobody with a good car needs to be justified...and I'll tell you why.  I've come a long way since I believed in anything, and I've come half-way around the world....where you come from is gone, where you thought you were goin' weren't never there, and where you are ain't no good unless you can get away....Understand?  Let's hit the fuckin' road.

Tom Wardzala
wardzal9 at starnetinc.com



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