A Practical Guide To Effective Hearing Conservation Programs in the Workplace


September 1990
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 90-120

Noise is one of the most pervasive occupational health problems in America today. Approximately nine million workers are exposed on their jobs to noise levels that are potentially hazardous to their hearing. Fortunately, noise-induced hearing loss can be reduced, or often eliminated, through the successful application of occupational hearing conservation programs (HCPs).

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