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Of the 10 million individuals with hearing loss living in the United States many have developed noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) from exposure to occupational noise. This paper by Monika Sharma and colleagues looks at one specific occupation at risk for NIHL, the field of dentistry.
This paper presents is summary of sound levels measured inside nightclubs featuring loud music and a study of the hearing damage risk potential to the employees and patrons.
Two standards of hearing screening are discussed along with a revision to standard Z107.6 that is currently being examined by the CSA.