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Safety Tip of the Week – Summer Sound Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Summer Sound Safety

The National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) is recommending use of hearing protection devices while participating in noisy activities this summer. REMEMBER: At Home Turn down your speaker volume of the TV Monitor, radio, or music, and take breaks from listening to reduce your exposure; Use power tools, toys, recreational...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Summer Sound Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Summer Sound Safety

Every year the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) supports National Fireworks Safety Month. It may be in June or July each year, but they have a lot say about the safety issues during fireworks activities. This time we will focus...

Safety Tip of the Week – Hearing Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Hearing Safety

Noise is unwanted sound that can affect job performance, safety, and your health. Psychological effects of noise include annoyance and disruption of concentration. Physical effects include loss of hearing, pain, nausea, and interference with communications when the exposure is severe. Here’s How to Protect Your Hearing: Reduce the noise reaching...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hearing Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hearing Safety

Noise is unwanted sound that can affect job performance, safety, and your health. Psychological effects of noise include annoyance and disruption of concentration. Physical effects include loss of hearing, pain, nausea, and interference with communications when the exposure is severe. Hearing protection is essential when noise exposures can’t be controlled...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Protect Your Hearing

Weekly Safety Meeting – Protect Your Hearing

Noise is unwanted sound that can affect job performance, safety, and your health. Psychological effects of noise include annoyance and disruption of concentration. Physical effects include loss of hearing, pain, nausea, and interference with communications when the exposure is severe. Most workers take good hearing for granted. Hearing loss can...

Safety Tip of the Week – Protect Your Hearing

Safety Tip of the Week – Protect Your Hearing

Noise is unwanted sound that can affect job performance, safety, and your health. Psychological effects of noise include annoyance and disruption of concentration. Physical effects include loss of hearing, pain, nausea, and interference with communications when the exposure is severe. Here’s How to Protect Your Hearing: Reduce the noise reaching...

Safety Tip of the Week – Hearing Protection

Safety Tip of the Week – Hearing Protection

Noise is unwanted sound that can affect job performance, safety, and your health. Psychological effects of noise include annoyance and disruption of concentration. Physical effects include loss of hearing, pain, nausea, and interference with communications when the exposure is severe. The critical sound level when hearing protection should be worn...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hearing Protection

Weekly Safety Meeting – Hearing Protection

Noise is unwanted sound that can affect job performance, safety, and your health. Psychological effects of noise include annoyance and disruption of concentration. Physical effects include loss of hearing, pain, nausea, and interference with communications when the exposure is severe. Hearing protection is essential when noise exposures can’t be controlled...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Proper Hearing Protection

Weekly Safety Meeting – Proper Hearing Protection

Proper Hearing Protection Hearing loss is the No. 1 sensory disability in the world. The World Health Organization estimates that 16 percent of hearing loss worldwide is attributable to occupational noise exposure. To minimize the risk of incurring hearing loss due to noise, it is important for organizations, employers, and...

Safety Tip of the Week – Proper Hearing Protection

Safety Tip of the Week – Proper Hearing Protection

Proper Hearing Protection To minimize the risk of incurring hearing loss due to noise, it is important for organizations, employers, and individuals to understand how they can better protect themselves and their employees from excessive noise in the workplace. Disposable or reusable plugs: Many disposable or reusable plugs are available...