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Some aspects of noise and hearing loss

Great Britain. Working Group on Machinery Noise.

Some aspects of noise and hearing loss

notes on the problem of noise at work and report of the HSE Working Group on Machinery Noise.

by Great Britain. Working Group on Machinery Noise.

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsGreat Britain. Health and Safety Commission.
The Physical Object
Pagination(3), 66p. :
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22055385M
ISBN 100118834320
OCLC/WorldCa9986799

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  People with a hearing impairment, hearing loss, or deafness will have either a partial or a total inability to hear sound. Some will rely on lip reading to communicate. Here, we explain the. Noise-induced hearing loss will almost always affect both ears equally, but in some situations, especially with firearm usage, it may be worse in one ear than in the other. For example, firing a rifle tends to injure the ear opposite the side of the trigger finger due to the shadow (blocking the sound) effect of .


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[Great Britain. Health and Safety Commission.; Great Britain. Working Group on Machinery Noise.]. Medicine or surgery can treat some types of hearing loss.

Others are permanent, but hearing aids or implants can help. It only takes a few minutes for a doctor to figure out which type you have. Age-related hearing loss is covered but the book draws no definitive conclusions regarding an additive or synergistic effect with noise other than it being more complex than ISO This section also includes interesting aspects on the synergistic effects of some chemicals and noise, which alone would not cause NIHL, but in combination can Cited by: The momentum that Hearing Loss Association of America began 40 years ago, raising awareness and advocating for those with hearing loss, just keeps building.

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Dangerous noise levels can be found in workplaces; recreational settings like restaurants, stadiums, and clubs; in the classroom; or even on our own personal audio devices. Exposure to loud noise continues to be one of the largest causes of hearing loss in the adult population, already affecting some 15 percent of Americans between the ages of 20 and There have been a number of discoveries and advances that have increased our understanding of the mechanisms of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL).Reviews: 1.

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• At a given level, low-frequency noise (below Hz) is less damaging compared to noise in the mid-frequencies (– Hz).

Causes of Hearing Loss and Deafness Hearing loss and deafness can be either: • acquired, meaning that the loss occurred after birth, due to illness or injury; or † congenital, meaning that the hearing loss or deafness was present at birth.

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Occupational hearing loss is one of the most common work-related illnesses in the United States. Each year, about 22 million external icon U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work.

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