Posts Tagged ‘NIOSH’

Preventing Hearing Damage From Occupational Noise Exposure

Noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss, and one of the most common occupational illnesses in the United States. Twenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year. Over the last 20 years, government agencies have consistently identified Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) as one of the top…

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How to Prevent Eye Injuries in the Workplace

It’s easy to get complacent about eyewear when working day-to-day, but not being protected can be more dangerous than you think. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports that every day about 2,000 U.S. workers sustain job-related eye injuries that require medical treatment. Ninety percent of on-the-job eye injuries could be avoided if…

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