Posted on: March 12, 2015
Noise exposure is one of the leading causes of hearing loss. It’s no secret that we live in a noisy world. Even walking down the street can be hard on the ears as we are exposed to loud noise from cars, trucks, and sirens. However, some of us are exposed to much more noise than others based on our jobs. Some of the noisiest jobs include:
People in these industries have higher rates of hearing loss than the general population. So, does that mean you should avoid the career you love to preserve your hearing? In a word: No! However, protecting your hearing should be kept in mind if you work around noise. Protect your hearing when you can. Various types of custom earplugs are available for everyone from musicians to pilots.
For more information contact Accurate Hearing at (902) 423-7734 in Halifax, or (902) 423-7734 in Lower Sackville.