Est. time: 25 min
It is reported by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) that one of the most common occupational hazards found in the workplace is hearing loss. NIOSH also states that about 10 million workers nationwide incur permanent hearing loss, while nearly 30 million of us are exposed to dangerous levels in our day to day occupations. Written by Villa Environmental, in this tutorial, you will learn: The effects of noise on hearing; Recognition of dangerous sound levels; The effects of long term exposure; About hearing protection (their purpose, types and use); The purpose of audiometric testing and how it works; And your right to see noise measurement records and hearing test results.