Association of work-related accidents with noise exposure in the workplace and noise-induced hearing loss based on the experience of some 240,000 person-years of observation.

@article{Picard2008AssociationOW,
  title={Association of work-related accidents with noise exposure in the workplace and noise-induced hearing loss based on the experience of some 240,000 person-years of observation.},
  author={Michel Picard and Serge Andr{\'e} Girard and Marc Simard and Richard Larocque and Tony Leroux and Fernand Turcotte},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2008},
  volume={40 5},
  pages={1644-52}
}
This retrospective study explores the association between occupational noise exposure at the time of hearing tests, permanent noise-induced hearing loss and work-related accident risk. Log-binomial analysis was used to first ascertain the association between study variables according to activity sector (North American Industry Classification System, NAICS) and accident context while controlling for age. Second part of the paper estimates the overall number of accidents attributable to… CONTINUE READING
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