Hazardous Decibels

@article{Hong2007HazardousD,
  title={Hazardous Decibels},
  author={OiSaeng Hong and Daniel G. Samo},
  journal={Workplace Health \& Safety},
  year={2007},
  volume={55},
  pages={313 - 319}
}
  • OiSaeng Hong, D. Samo
  • Published 1 August 2007
  • Medicine, Environmental Science
  • Workplace Health & Safety
Noise-induced hearing loss ranks among the most significant occupational health problems. In the united states, more than 1 million firefighters are at risk for noise-induced hearing loss due to exposure to hazardous levels of intermittent noise from sirens, air horns, and engines of emergency vehicles and fire trucks. Although irreversible, noise-induced hearing loss is entirely preventable through both engineering controls and personal protective equipment. This article describes occupational… 
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