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Occupational hearing loss linked to faster aging of the auditory system

Noise exposure in the workplace can accelerate presbycusis – the normal loss of hearing as a result of aging. Click Here to Read More

The effects of occupational metal exposure on your hearing.

Hazardous noise exposure affects millions of workers and could lead to hearing loss if not mitigated. Click Here to Read More 

Female dominated occupations are at high risk for hearing problems.

The study found that preschool teachers have a more than double risk of sound-induced auditory fatigue, hyperacusis, and difficulty perceiving speech. Click Here to Read More

Construction is the number 2 industry for hearing loss.

Conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the “Hearing Impairment Among Noise-Exposed Workers” study estimated the prevalence of hearing loss at six levels using hearing tests performed between 2003 and 2012. Click Here to Read More

Farmers suffer hearing loss.

Paul Houglum knows farming has taken its toll on his hearing. Click Here to Read More

High Blood Pressure and High Cholesterol Associated with Noisy Jobs

Reducing workplace noise levels is critical not just for hearing loss prevention – it may also impact blood pressure and cholesterol. Click Here to Read More

Is My Job Causing Me to Lose My Hearing?

Occupational hearing loss is hearing loss that develops slowly over a long period of time (several years) as the result of exposure to continuous or intermittent loud noise at a persons place of employment.  The good news is that the risk of occupational hearing loss (OHL) is declining.  However while progress has been made, additional […]