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Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.

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Dec 01, 2017
Podcasts at CDC: Don’t Let Loud Noise Damage Your Hearing

https://www2c.cdc.gov/podcasts/player.asp?f=8646727

Don’t let loud noise damage your hearing. Learn how to protect your hearing now. Created: 10/18/2017 by National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH). Date Released: 10/18/2017. Series Name: CDC Featured Podcasts.

Source: CDC

Jan 20, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Occupational Noise Exposure

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/noisehearingconservation/

wenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year. Last year, U.S. business paid more than $1.5 million in penalties for not protecting workers from noise. Access relevant resources from OSHA on this page.

Source: OSHA

Jan 20, 2017
NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Noise and Hearing Loss

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/noise/

Occupational hearing loss is one of the most common work-related illnesses in the United States. Each year, about 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work. Over 30 million U.S. workers are exposed to chemicals, some of which are harmful to the ear (ototoxic) and hazardous to hearing.

Source: NIOSH

Sep 01, 2014
Oregon OSHA's Quick Guide - Hearing Protection

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHApubs/3349.pdf

Read this guide to learn how workplace noise affects hearing and about the key requirements to Oregon OSHA regulations.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Aug 01, 2010
Prevalence of Hearing Loss Among US Adolescents Has Increased Significantly

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/08/100817161100.htm

Data from two nationally representative surveys indicates that the prevalence of hearing loss among U.S. adolescents increased by about 30 percent from 1988-1994 to 2005-2006.

Source: Science Daily

Jan 20, 2010
National Hearing Conservation Association Resources Page

http://www.hearingconservation.org/?page=A3

Access resources from the NHCA on topics such as Hearing Conservation Bibliography, Educator Resources and more.

Source: NHCA

Apr 01, 2008
NIOSH Hearing Loss Simulator Instruction and Training Guide

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/mining/works/coversheet920.html

The NIOSH Hearing Loss Simulator is a software training and communication tool for promoting hearing loss prevention.

Source: NIOSH