Mobile Hearing Testing Blogs
Cultivating Hearing Health at an Early Age
When you think about protecting your children from illness, your thoughts likely turn to getting them vaccinated and teaching them to wash their hands often. You probably don't think about protecting their hearing as a way to prevent serious illness, but new research...
The History of Noise and Hearing Conservation Efforts
Background noise is such a common factor in our lives that we often fail to notice it. We're surrounded by it all the time, as even our refrigerators hum and our alarm clocks tick. It's possible to get so used to noise that we may find ourselves more inclined to...
The Silent Pain Inflicted by Noise
Everyone knows excessive noise affects our hearing. But what other damage does noise inflict? Noise is defined as any unwanted sound. But that definition doesn’t really do justice to the word ‘unwanted.’Unwanted noise is more than just an irritant. In fact, it’s...
7 Things A Musician Can Do to Protect Their Hearing
In our modern, fast-paced world, we experience sound in our environment everyday. Some welcome, others, not so much. Noise is all around us - from traffic and music from our phones to an assortment of sounds emanating from nearly every modern-day...
Raising Awareness of Hearing Loss Effects On Your Employees
The World Health Organization celebrated World Hearing Day 2017 earlier this month, a day dedicated to raising awareness and promoting ear and hearing care around the world. This year’s theme was “Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment.”
Earplug Fit Testing Has Arrived
Did you know that many workers receive less than half of the hearing protection they should be getting from their earplugs? It’s hard to believe, but because you can’t tell if earplugs are fitting properly just by looking at the person wearing them, they may not be aware that they haven’t achieved the correct fit.
Why We Are Canada’s Mobile Hearing Testing Leader
Hearing Loss Prevention Programs – Why We Are Canada’s Top Solutions Provider We’re Canada’s oldest and largest hearing conservation specialists, testing thousands of employees every year across all provinces. NIHL, or Noise Induced Hearing Loss, is the leading cause of workman’s compensation claims in North America.
Workplace Chemicals Can Contribute To Hearing Loss: Study
Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is not the only cause of work-related hearing loss. A recent article written by Stefan Dubowski, published in COS magazine, is shedding light on how exposure to certain chemicals, known as Ototoxic chemicals can cause hearing loss, as well.
Noise Induced Hearing Loss Increases Risk For Workplace Injuries
A new study published in the April 10, 2014, edition of Canadian Occupational Health e-magazine, finds that noise induced hearing loss and exposure to loud noise on the job may cause workers to miss danger warnings and result in a higher number of workplace accidents.
3 Misconceptions About Mobile Hearing Testing
Noise induced hearing loss is now the most common occupational disease in North America, affecting both the employee and employer. Here, we take a look at the 3 most misunderstood concerns about using a mobile hearing testing service.