Hearing Safety: Building a Hearing Conservation Program

Hearing Safety Part 2

In part one of our hearing protection series, we shared with you how the ear works, how decibels are measured, and how loud equipment is in the workplace. Today, we would like to share with you the controls to reduce exposure, as well as the different types of hearing protection available, including pros and cons […]

Hearing Safety: What’s Making the Most Noise in the Workplace?

Decibel Levels of Workplace Sounds

An estimated 22 million workers each year are exposed to noise loud enough to cause hearing damage.¹ Additionally, 24% of all hearing difficulty among U.S. workers is due to occupational exposure.² Reducing the exposure to noise begins with understanding the issue, effects and causes.