Hearing Conservation: In Occupational, Recreational, Educational, And Home Settings
Hearing Conservation: In Occupational, Recreational, Educational, and Home Settings
This is a book that will be of great service to
practitioners involved in developing, implementing, and maintaining hearing
conservation programs. -- Canadian Hearing
According to the National Institutes of Occupational Safety and Health,
approximately 30 million employees are exposed to dangerous noise levels at work
and an additional nine million workers are at risk for hearing loss from other
ototoxins such as metals and solvents. Millions of children and young adults are
also at risk for noise-induced hearing loss in non-occupational settings.
Hearing Conservation: In Occupational, Recreational, Education, and Home Settings is the most current text to cover all major topics related to noise-induced hearing loss, including the military, construction, manufacturing, mining, transportation, the music industry, the home environment, education settings, and recreational arenas. From the underlying principles of hearing loss to audiometric testing procedures to assessment of hearing conservation programs, this book is packed with information for audiologists and other members of the interdisciplinary team who provide hearing conservation services for at-risk groups.
- Many examples of audiometric data, that enhance
understanding of all types of hearing impairment, test procedures, and