• Noise in the shearing industry 

    McBride, David; Cowan, Elaine; Utumapu, Margaret; Walaart, John
    The aim of this study was to assess the risk of noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) in shearing and investigate practicable control methods. Woolshed surveys included shed construction data, noise dosimetry and area noise ...
  • Wind turbine noise and health-related quality of life of nearby residents: a cross sectional study in New Zealand 

    Shepherd, Daniel; McBride, David; Welch, David; Dirks, Kim; Hill, Erin
    Hearing allows humans to detect threats in the environment and to communicate with others. However, unwanted sound has the capacity to evoke reflexive and emotional responses, and can act a stressor. The World Health ...