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Hierarchy of Controls for Managing Noise Hazards

Effectively managing occupational noise hazard is a daily activity that involves everyone on the worksite.? Regardless if your work environment is in the general industry or construction industry, the principles of managing noise hazards are the same.? Sometimes easy to accomplish, sometimes not so easy. Prevention of noise as an occupational hazard can be managed in three ways […]

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Controlling Noise Hazards Through Engineering Methods

Controlling noise hazards in the workplace can be a time consuming and expensive endeavor.? However, for the sake of worker safety to prevent hearing loss; temporary or permanent, this endeavor is worthwhile and meaningful.? Think of it this way, would you want your son or daughter, spouse or grandchildren exposed to noise hazards without any engineering means to […]

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Combat Noise Hazards In Workplace

Everywhere you are in the workplace, there is noise.? Exposure to workplace noise hazards can cause permanent hearing loss that can?t be corrected with surgery or even a hearing aid device.? Hearing loss from noise exposure is usually not noticed because it is gradual.? Generally a person loses the ability to hear higher pitches first. Other hazards that […]

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An Introduction to Noise As An Occupational Hazard

Everywhere you are in the workplace, there is noise. Approximately 30 million workers are exposed to hazardous noise while on the job. Noise-induced hearing loss is the most common occupational hazard for workers. The good news is this occupational hazards is 100% pre-ventable. Prevention of noise as an occupational hazard can be managed in three ways: 1) Engineer […]

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The Purpose and Scope of a Noise Survey

Did you know that noise induced hearing loss is a common overlooked occupational hazard to workers?? Did you know that hearing loss is slow and painless; you can develop the disability before you notice it?? Did you know that noise induced hearing loss is 100% preventable? Everywhere you are, there is noise. ?Specifically speaking, occupational noise is most […]

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