Deafening Silence – Hearing Loss in the Fire Industry
Firefighters are exposed to numerous elements on the job that pose risks to their health and safety. Hearing loss, however, presents a unique danger in that its effects are cumulative and largely silent. Because the everyday tasks of a firefighter involve a variety of high-noise equipment, it is important to understand how continued unprotected exposure to that noise could result in hearing damage. Read the entire White paper here.