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Now hear this! Take action to protect your hearing
  • Published Date:
    February 2020
  • Series:
    DHHS publication ; no. (NIOSH) 2020-112
  • Language:
    English
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  • Description:
    "Use Available Noise Controls: 1. Remain inside cabs or other enclosures with the windows and doors closed. 2. Replace noise controls (e.g., curtains, seals) after equipment maintenance or inspection as needed. Move Away from Loud Areas: 1. Avoid circumstances where communication is affected by noise. 2. Take scheduled breaks and lunch breaks in quiet areas. Maintain Equipment: 1. Ensure correct machine lubrication, belt and bolt tension, and motor performance. 2. Replace broken, worn out, and misused parts that contribute to equipment noise. Use Hearing Protection: 1. Use hearing protection consistently when working in noise. 2. Ensure protection is correctly worn with other safety equipment and is comfortable for extended wear."

    NIOSHTIC no. 20058581

    2020-112.pdf

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