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Buy Quiet

July 2014
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2014-130

Total running time: 05:23

Noise-induced hearing loss is the most common work-related illness in the United States. Each year approximately 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to noise loud enough to damage their hearing. To create a more healthful workplace, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends preventing hazardous noise through controls for noise exposure and encourages business owners to create Buy Quiet programs as a first step.

View this video on the NIOSH YouTube channel.

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  • Page last updated: July 1, 2014
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