Items Tagged with 'noise exposure'

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Limiting exposure to hazardous noise

Every year, roughly 30 million people in the Unites States are exposed to hazardous noise at work, according to OSHA. High levels of noise can result in permanent hearing loss for workers.
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Medications and hearing loss

How can I tell if an employee’s hearing is being affected by medications, noise exposure or both? What can be done about it?
How can I tell if an employee’s hearing is being affected by medications, noise exposure or both? What can be done about it?
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Noise in the workplace

We have some 10- and 12-hour work shifts. How do we account for the longer noise exposure times under OSHA reporting requirements, and should we be adjusting our criteria for determining which employees should be included in our hearing conservation program?
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