Items Tagged with 'Hearing conservation'

ARTICLES

Protecting workers with hearing loss

A growing number of workers wear hearing aids, such as behind-the-ear or in-canal models, that can’t be used with foam earplugs. What does OSHA allow, and what actually works to mask most noise but allow conversations with earplug-wearing co-workers?
A growing number of workers wear hearing aids, such as behind-the-ear or in-canal models, that can’t be used with foam earplugs. What does OSHA allow, and what actually works to mask most noise but allow conversations with earplug-wearing co-workers?
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HEARING LOSS PREVENTION

Hearing conservation: Listen up

Safety pros can take steps to protect workers from occupational hearing loss
OSHA estimates that 30 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise every year. What can safety professionals do to help protect the workforce from hearing loss?
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Letters to the Editor

This month: Readers weigh in on New York's "Scaffold Law" and mandatory hearing conservation programs in the construction industry.
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