Occupational hearing loss of market mill workers in the city of Accra, Ghana.

@article{Kitcher2014OccupationalHL,
  title={Occupational hearing loss of market mill workers in the city of Accra, Ghana.},
  author={Emmanuel D. Kitcher and Grace Ocansey and Benjamin Abaidoo and Alidu Atule},
  journal={Noise & health},
  year={2014},
  volume={16 70},
  pages={183-8}
}
Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is an irreversible sensorineural hearing loss associated with exposure to high levels of excessive noise. Prevention measures are not well established in developing countries. This comparative cross sectional study aims to determine the prevalence of hearing loss in both a group of high risk workers and a control group and to assess their knowledge of the effects of noise on hearing health. A total of 101 market mill workers and 103 controls employed within… CONTINUE READING