Tag: Sound

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Safety

Humans evolved with infrasound; is there any truth to health concerns about it?

Blog originally posted on BARNARD ON WIND, February 20, 2013. For the full blog, images and references please link back to Barnard of Wind.

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Safety

Turbines and Health by Dr. W. David Colby

Published in IPPSO FACTO (Magazine of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario) November 2011, Volume 25, Number 5 When I became the acting medical officer of health for Chatham-Kent, little did I know that I would be swept headlong into controversy about harnessing the wind right here in our backyard.

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Safety

We asked a tough question: Is the anxiety being spread about the sound of wind power justified?

In an age when people fit subwoofers into their Honda civics, buy pickup trucks with ‘tuned exhaust’ noise and watch movies with ear crushing seven-speaker surround sound, one has to admit that our society isn’t exactly aiming for quiet.

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