Hearing Loss Prevention Program

September 2018
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2018-144
Cover page for 2018-144

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Hearing Loss Prevention Program focuses on reducing occupational hearing loss through research on controlling hazardous noise, developing engineering noise controls, ensuring hearing protectors are used effectively, performing occupational hearing loss surveillance, and investigating damage risk criteria for impulse noise. The Program works with partners in industry, labor, trade associations, professional organizations, and academia.

Hearing Loss Prevention Program [PDF – 886 KB]

Suggested Citation

NIOSH [2018]. Hearing Loss Prevention Program. By Murphy, W., Azman, A., Masterson, E., Matetic R.J., Reeves, K., and Novicki, E. Atlanta, GA: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2018–144, https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2018144