Historical review of efforts to reduce noise‐induced hearing loss in the United States

  title={Historical review of efforts to reduce noise‐induced hearing loss in the United States},
  author={M. Kerr and R. Neitzel and OiSaeng Hong and R. Sataloff},
  journal={American Journal of Industrial Medicine},
BACKGROUND Noise-induced hearing loss is a centuries-old problem that is still prevalent in the United States and worldwide. AIM To describe highlights in the development of hearing loss prevention in the U.S. from World War II to the present. METHODS Literature review. RESULTS Approaches to occupational noise-induced hearing loss prevention in the United States over the past seven decades are described using a hierarchy of controls framework and an interdisciplinary perspective… Expand
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