Hearing Loss among Workers at an Oil Refinery in Taiwan

@article{Chen2003HearingLA,
  title={Hearing Loss among Workers at an Oil Refinery in Taiwan},
  author={Jong-Dar Chen and J. Tsai},
  journal={Archives of Environmental Health: An International Journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={58},
  pages={55 - 58}
}
  • Jong-Dar Chen, J. Tsai
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Environmental Health: An International Journal
In this study, the authors determined the characteristics of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) and its association with hearing-loss-related symptoms (HLRSs) among workers at an oil refinery in Taiwan. Workers from the refinery (N = 384) who had chronic noise exposure (range = 73 to 89 dBa; mean = 81.2, standard deviation = 5.4 dBa) were enrolled in the study. Workers chronically exposed to noise levels that were less than 85 dBa experienced slight hearing loss at high frequencies [(3k + 4k… Expand
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