Items Tagged with 'Hearing loss'

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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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Your teen’s ears may be ringing

Edegem, Belgium – Ringing in the ears caused by loud noise exposure is prevalent among high school students, concludes a new study from Antwerp University Hospital.
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Protect against hearing loss

Approximately 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work, according to NIOSH. Hearing damage caused by exposure to loud noise may occur long before changes in hearing are perceived.
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Choosing the correct hearing protection

Work-related hearing loss is the second most self-reported occupational illness or injury, according to NIOSH. An estimated 30 million workers are exposed to hazardous noise on the job, with the most at-risk industries being agriculture, mining, construction, manufacturing and utilities, transportation, and military.
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