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Hearing Conservation Toolbox

Video and Multimedia

NIOSH Noise Meter
This Flash application plays different sounds and sound intensities of everyday objects, and shows how long it takes before a particular sound level becomes dangerous to the human ear.

Pamphlets and Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet: Work Related Hearing Loss
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2001-103
This fact sheet provides information on the magnitude and cost of work-related hearing loss.

Supervisor and worker brochures from the U. of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine
These training booklets describe noise exposures by industry, including:

  • Summary of construction trades
  • Bricklayers
  • Carpenters
  • Cement Masons
  • Electricians
  • Insulation Workers
  • Iron Workers
  • Laborers
  • Masonry Restoration Workers
  • Operating Engineers
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Tile Setters
From the Wise Ears Program - NIDCD


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