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In the world of occupational audiology, we often preach that the most important part of every HCP is education. In my years as an audiologist, I have been fortunate enough to play a small role in educating those noise-exposed individuals, the program managers, and other professionals that implement OSHA, DOD, and other regulations that guide their HCP.
Alberto Behar wonders why when a noise issue is not hearing hazard, it appears that noise is often not seen as a problem worth considering.
Several years ago, the research team at the Callier Center for Communication Disorders became interested in the challenges of hearing conservation for shooters, including hunters, target shooters, law enforcement officers, and soldiers. Colleen Le Prell brings us up to date on their findings.
In spite of presentations and articles about the effects of noise. Alberto tries to figure out why people really like noise.
Edward Lobarinas, PhD and Colleen G. Le Prell, PhD explore the possible added dangers to hearing from the trend in military and law enforcement towards the use of rifles for added accuracy and longer engagement distances.