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Hearing Defects

Volume 165: debated on Friday 19 January 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what research has been carried out to establish whether musical sounds cause hearing defects to the same degree as industrial noise; and if he will make a statement.

Available evidence is inconclusive and does not justify treating the hazard created by high levels of musical sounds as different from that created by industrial noise at the same levels.