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Work noise increases risk of hearing loss

Photograph: hear – nursery teachers wearing hearing protection

Daily exposure to excessive noise in the workplace is the primary factor in many cases of hearing loss in the working population.

For more information read more about this and a series of articles published by hear regarding excessive noise for office workers, teachers, nursery teachers, dentists, classical musicians and industrial workers

Daily noise exposure in the general workplace
Teaching among noisiest jobs
Nursery school teachers wearing hearing protection
The German office is too noisy
Your dentist should be concerned with hearing as well as teeth
Classical musicians at extreme risk for hearing loss
Industrial workers at risk of hearing loss
Hearing loss widespread among construction workers
Hearing loss causing difficulty at work;
Workers with untreated mild or moderate hearing loss suffer from psychological and social problems in the workplace

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