Prevalence of Hearing Loss in the HSA Sector and Its Surveillance

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All industries carry some level of risk in terms of hearing loss or other occupational hazards. The health care and social assistance sector are no different. Employees who work in these industries are sometimes exposed to loud noises for long periods of time which can gradually damage their hearing. With the proper ear protection, many of these reported cases could have been prevented.

7 Jobs That Have Lung Risks for Some Workers

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Work-related lung disease is one of the most common reasons for Worker’s Compensation claims. If you work in an environment where airborne pathogens exist, your employer must provide you with protective gear to reduce your risk of damaging your lungs.