Hazardous Noise Affecting 1.1 Million Workers

October 4, 2023 10:09 am in by
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For the beginning of National Safe Work Month, Central Victorians are being warned about the risk of occupational-related hearing loss.

Figures reveal it’s one of the most common but preventable workplace injuries with around 1.1 million workers exposed to hazardous noise.

Principal Audiologist at Hearing Australia, Karen Hirschausen, says workers in regional industries such as farming are at much higher risk.

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