The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and American
Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) have introduced standard
ANSI/ASSE A10.46-2007, "Hearing Loss Prevention in Construction and
Demolition Workers." This standard, which was approved by ANSI
March 5, is intended to help employers prevent occupational hearing
loss among construction and demolition workers.
ANSI/ASSE A10.46-2007 applies to all construction and demolition
workers with potential noise exposures of 85 decibels, A-weighted
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