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Noise Exposure and Musicians

Noise Exposure for Musicians

By | Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Protection, Music

Noise exposure for musicians, plant workers, and others in loud environments can be harmful. Go to any factory floor, machinist shop, food processing plant, or airport tarmac. You?ll see workers sporting significant hearing protection to shelter their ears from excess noise. The chance of seeing hearing protection is much less, however, when you watch musicians at work. This is despite the fact that their job puts them at very high risk for hearing loss. Noise-induced hearing loss in musicians is a double blow, with the added risk of limiting their ability to do the job they love. Luckily, through education…

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