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Ledesma Audiological Center Inc. - How your line of work puts you at risk of hearing loss

A study coordinated in 2015 exhibits that 29.5 percent of Filipinos works in cultivating section, while 31.0 percent are considered as specialists, working mostly in the advancement and collecting industry. This suggests 60.5 percent of used Pinoys are at risks of listening to adversity.

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Ledesma Audiological Center Inc. - How your line of work puts you at risk of hearing loss

  1. 1. How Your Line of Work Affects Puts You at Risks of Hearing Loss Approximately 30 million of workers worldwide are exposed to hazardous noise every day, while another 9 million people is constantly expose to solvents and metals that puts them in danger of hearing loss. Employees who work in fields related to agriculture, mining, construction, manufacturing and transportation are said to be the ones that are mostly endangered of Noise-induced Hearing Loss (NHL). A study conducted in 2015 shows that 29.5 percent of Filipinos works in agriculture sector, while 31.0 percent are considered as laborers, working mainly in the construction and manufacturing industry. This means that 60.5 percent of employed Pinoys are at risks of hearing loss. Noise-induced Hearing Loss is quite alarming matter, as many of us are at risk of it every day. However, all is not loss, as Noise-induced Hearing Loss is very much preventable. Here are some things you can do to avoid Noise-induced Hearing Loss:  If possible try to tone down the source of the noise like yard equipment, power tools, listening devices and heavy machineries.  If you can’t reduce the noise, use hearing protection like disposable plugs, sound isolating ear phones, special purpose headsets and etc.  Stay away, as possible, from a noise that’s at least 85 decibels.  Avoid listening to very loud music. When you’ve damage your ears, it is hard to get them back to their tip-top shape, so it is best that you take care of them. Your sense of hearing is very vital, after all. Hearing aids might be helpful to those who have been affected by Noise-induced Hearing Loss. If you think that you need a hearing aid, it is best that get your ears checked by a professional and visit a hearing aid center as soon as you can. For more info. Visit us at