Noise & Hearing Loss Prevention: Survey Information

Survey Information

Health Hazard Evaluation Reports (HHE)
Reports of workplace studies requested by companies or workers.

Engineering and Physical Hazards Branch (EPHB) Workplace Survey Reports
Reports of laboratory research and worksite studies focusing on practical, solutions-oriented interventions to reduce occupational exposures.

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)
Nationally-representative examination-based assessment of the health and nutritional status of U.S. adults and children. Includes audiograms for workers and non-workers for select years and ages.

National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)
Nationally-representative questionnaire-based survey of U.S. adults and teens. Includes self-reported information on hearing difficulty and occupational noise exposure.

Occupational Hearing Loss (OHL) Surveillance
NIOSH established the OHL Surveillance Program to serve as a national surveillance system for this common occupational illness. Site includes statistics, data, publications and resource links.