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Daily exposure measures prevent further hearing loss

Interesting study on a preventive intervention for occupational noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Workers who could daily monitor their noise exposure “at-ear” experienced no further worsening of high frequency hearing 4 years after the intervention. 292 more words

Physical Agents

Mobile phone use may influence tinnitis

The mechanisms that produce tinnitus are not fully understood. From anecdotal evidence we know that there may be a link between mobile phone use and tinnitus. 324 more words

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Police officers and noise induced hearing loss

To evaluate the association between police employment and noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) a cross-sectional study was performed on 887 policemen and 805 civil servants in France. 255 more words

Occupational Diseases

Are your ears really protected?

There is still a lot of noise in the workplace. Fortunately there are hearing protectors to wear and safe you from noise induced hearing loss. But hearing protectors such as ear plugs and earmuffs only work if they fit and are worn properly. 63 more words

Hearing Loss

The quality of reporting occupational diseases in the Netherlands

An interesting article on the quality of reporting in the Dutch system: 

D.Spreeuwers1, A. G. E. M. de Boer1, J. H. A. M. Verbeek1,2, M. M. 156 more words

Occupational Diseases