Occupational noise exposure: A review of its effects, epidemiology, and impact with recommendations for reducing its burden.

@article{Themann2019OccupationalNE,
  title={Occupational noise exposure: A review of its effects, epidemiology, and impact with recommendations for reducing its burden.},
  author={Christa L. Themann and Elizabeth A Masterson},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={2019},
  volume={146 5},
  pages={
          3879
        }
}
Exposure to hazardous noise is one of the most common occupational risks, both in the U.S. and worldwide. Repeated overexposure to noise at or above 85 dBA can cause permanent hearing loss, tinnitus, and difficulty understanding speech in noise. It is also associated with cardiovascular disease, depression, balance problems, and lower income. About 22 million U.S. workers are currently exposed to hazardous occupational noise. Approximately 33% of working-age adults with a history of… 
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