Occupational hearing loss.

  title={Occupational hearing loss.},
  author={John J. May},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={37 1},
  • John J. May
  • Published 2000 in American journal of industrial medicine
Hearing loss is a significant and unfortunately common occupational malady. Over the past several decades both the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have initiated efforts to better understand and to limit the occurrence of occupational hearing loss, particularly as it relates to excessive noise exposure. This paper briefly addresses the pathophysiology of noise-induced hearing loss and then describes the… CONTINUE READING
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