The culprit sound may be surprising: nearly two-thirds of the UK adults surveyed said the sounds of children - whether they are playing or crying - were the sounds they are most sensitive to hearing. This was true for the majority of respondents whether they were hearing the sounds from inside or outside.
The NIDCD says some 26 million Americans between the ages of 20 to 69 have hearing loss that may have been caused by exposure to noise.Read More
Elliott Berger comments on how current labeling of NRRs may overstate the effectiveness of ear protection and discussion on a new proposed standard, the NRR(SF).Read More
How do courts determine what hearing loss came from the work environment and what part came from other factors. A commentary by David Lipscomb on current methods.Read More
Julia and Larry Royster evaluate the available ways in which to assess the effectiveness of occupational hearing conservation (OHC) programs with particular emphasis on audiometric database analysis (ADBA).Read More
John Franks presents a retrospective look at legislation and standards relative to Occupational Hearing Conservation (Industrial Hearing Conservation), including a brief timeline.Read More
Maurice H. Miller provides an introduction to some of the most pressing issues in occupational hearing conservation (OHC) and testing and the unique opportunities the field holds.Read More