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Hearing Protection Articles

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Sound Counsel

Heading For Safe Ground

Testing the Limits

2012-11-28 EHS News: Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is the most common, permanent occupational injury in the world, according to the World Health Organization. Yet it is preventable. SATRA’s Andy Todd outlines w

Occupational Noise

Perhaps the most pervasive and widespread occupational hazard in industrialised nations around the world is high levels of noise. Noise is defined as unwanted sound, sound interfering with or masking another sound, or sound occurring at irregular intervals varying in intensity and frequency.

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Industrial Noise Exposure

Occupational noise exposure has been linked to a variety of negative health effects by various researchers around the world. Occupational noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is the most prevalent irreversible industrial disease and noise is the biggest compensable occupational hazard in many countries according to a WHO report.

Chemical Protection

Chemical incidents can be of various types. Some result in the need for minor first aid while others are disastrous accidents, involving the use of hazardous chemicals Ė which can be toxic, flammable or reactive.

Hearing Protection

David Whiting discusses how a strategic risk assessment approach can work best in noisy workplaces.

Ear Protection

In noisy workplaces hearing must be protected with hearing protectors. Often the results are poor, however, which makes the ear protection a bad investment. The key to successful ear protection is the careful planning and deep understanding of things that can go wrong. Failing to do so means the numbers suffering hearing loss will ?not decrease.

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