NIOSH Hearing Loss Prevention Program

June 2019
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2019-148
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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.

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Suggested Citation

NIOSH [2019]. Hearing Loss Prevention Program. By Murphy, W., Azman, A., Masterson, E., Matetic R.J., and Reeves, K. Atlanta, GA: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2019–148, https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2019148external icon

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