Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Occupational Hearing Loss
Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is the most commonly reported occupational disease. In the EU approximately 52 million people report having hearing loss. Despite being avoidable in most cases, NIHL is expected to become even more widespread in decades to come, with 1.1 billion young people at risk globally.
This whitepaper provides insight into the importance of understanding the causes of occupational NIHL and the consequences associated with it – to both individual workers and businesses.