Occupational hearing loss is defined as a hearing impairment of one or both ears, either partial or complete, that result from a person’s employment. Even though many states do not have compensation laws for hearing loss at the workplace, compensation is commonly being awarded to peo
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What Have You Heard about Hearing Loss?
Occupational noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is an overlooked illness that can affect an employee’s performance and safety at work. This is why OSHA and the USDOL are aggressively working to protect employees from injuries and ailments from oc
By Steve Sleeper
I recently sat down with Doug Marshall, an industrial hygienist with AMI. We are digging deeper into this issue of occupational noise. Below are the questions I asked Doug, followed by his responses.
What is occupational noise?
Most of us have nois