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Occupational Hearing Hazards

Occupational Hearing Hazards

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

Occupational hearing hazards lead to occupational hearing loss, and that is one of the most common forms of workplace injury. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has tried to reduce workplace hearing risks. There are two main ways that hearing can become harmed on the job. Those are loud noises and chemicals that are harmful to hearing. Manufacturing, mining, construction, and other industrial occupations have the highest risk. Understanding the cause of occupational hearing loss is the first step. But one must also know what the options are and what safety procedures may be able to help you stay safe…

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